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Aethopyga
File:Fork-tailed Sunbird.jpg
Fork-tailed Sunbird
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Clade: Basal Passeroidea
Family: Nectariniidae
Genus: Aethopyga
Cabanis, 1850

Aethopyga is a genus of birds in the Nectariniidae family. Species in this genus are found in South Asia, Southeast Asia and parts of China. Many species such as the Grey-hooded Sunbird, Mount Apo Sunbird, Metallic-winged Sunbird, Handsome Sunbird and Lina's Sunbird are endemic to the Philippines.

It contains the following species:

  • Elegant Sunbird, Aethopyga duyvenbodei
  • Fire-tailed Sunbird, Aethopyga ignicauda
  • Black-throated Sunbird, Aethopyga saturata
  • Mrs. Gould's Sunbird, Aethopyga gouldiae
  • Green-tailed Sunbird, Aethopyga nipalensis
  • Vigor's Sunbird, Aethopyga vigorsii - sometimes included in A. siparaja
  • Crimson Sunbird, Aethopyga siparaja
  • Magnificent Sunbird, Aethopyga magnifica
  • Lovely Sunbird, Aethopyga shelleyi
  • Temminck's Sunbird, Aethopyga temminckii - sometimes included in A. mystacalis
  • Javan Sunbird, Aethopyga mystacalis
  • Handsome Sunbird, Aethopyga belli
  • White-flanked Sunbird, Aethopyga eximia
  • Fork-tailed Sunbird, Aethopyga christinae
  • Flaming Sunbird, Aethopyga flagrans
  • Maroon-naped Sunbird, Aethopyga guimarasensis
  • Bohol Sunbird, Aethopyga decorosa
  • Luzon Sunbird, Aethopyga jefferyi
  • Metallic-winged Sunbird, Aethopyga pulcherrima
  • Lina's Sunbird, Aethopyga linaraborae
  • Grey-hooded Sunbird, Aethopyga primigenia
  • Apo Sunbird, Aethopyga boltoni
  • Tboli Sunbird, Aethopyga tibolii

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