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Books about Leafbirds

This page lists books that are totally or partially about Leafbirds. The books are listed in order of publication date with the most recent at the top.


Family: Chloropseidae

Genus: Chloropsis

There are 11 species of leafbirds which are found in the Indian subcontinent and South East Asia.

Blue-masked Leafbird
Chloropsis venusta

Blue-winged Leafbird
Chloropsis cochinchinensis

Bornean Leafbird
Chloropsis kinabaluensis

Golden-fronted Leafbird
Chloropsis aurifrons

Greater Green Leafbird
Chloropsis sonnerati

Jerdon's Leafbird
Chloropsis jerdoni

Lesser Green Leafbird
Chloropsis cyanopogon

Orange-bellied Leafbird
Chloropsis hardwickii

Philippine Leafbird
Chloropsis flavipennis

Sumatran Leafbird
Chloropsis media

Yellow-throated Leafbird
Chloropsis palawanensis


Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 10: Cuckoo-Shrikes to Thrushes

Edited by Josep Del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott and David Christie

Lynx Edicions


895 pages, 80 colour plates, 400 colour photos, 737 distribution maps.

This volume covers:

  • cuckoo-shrikes
  • bulbuls
  • leafbirds
  • fairy-bluebirds
  • ioras
  • silky-flycatchers
  • waxwings
  • hypocolius
  • palmchat
  • dippers
  • wrens
  • mockingbirds
  • thrashers
  • accentors
  • thrushes
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Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan, Volume 7: Laughing Thrushes to the Mangrove Whistler

Salim Ali and Dillon Ripley

Oxford University Press, New Delhi

Second edition


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Last updated December 2013