Blue-masked Leafbird

It is considered near threatened due to habitat loss.

The Blue-masked Leafbird is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Blue-masked Leafbird (Chloropsis venusta) is a species of bird in the Chloropseidae family. It is endemic to humid montane forest on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. It is the smallest species of leafbird. It is considered near threatened due to habitat loss. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Chloropsis venusta. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007. More

Some species, such as the Blue-masked Leafbird, have montane distributions, rarely descending below 1000 m. The Orange-bellied Leafbird and Golden-fronted Leafbirds are amongst the more widespread species, with large ranges across mainland Asia. Some species have more retricted distributions, such as the Yellow-throated Leafbird, which is endemic to the Philippine island of Palawan, and the Bornean Leafbird, restricted to northern Borneo. More

Blue-masked Leafbird (Chloropsis venusta) = French: Verdin à front bleu German: Blaustirn-Blattvogel Spanish: Verdín Frentiazul Other common names: Masked Leafbird, Sumatran Leafbird(!) Taxonomy: Phyllornis venusta Bonaparte, 1850, Sumatra. Monotypic. Distribution: Upland Sumatra, from Aceh S along Barisan Range to Lampung. More

Blue-masked Leafbird Chloropsis venusta - Male Blue-masked Leafbird Photographer : More

Blue-Masked Leafbird - Chloropsis venusta = IUCN Status: Lower Risk/Near Threatened IUCN Species Profile Species info - Chloropsis venusta: ...< Back, Near Threatened, Criteria nearly met: A1c; A2c. Chloropsis venusta (Blue-masked Leafbird). Range: Population: Altitude: 600-1,500 m. Habitat: Forest. ... Add Bird Info: Currently you are adding data for: Chloropsis venusta (Blue-masked Leafbird). view picture. *required fields Country: Select country ... ... More

Blue-masked Leafbird Chloropsis venusta IUCN Red List Criteria Near Threatened (criteria nearly met) A2c; A3c; A4c IUCN Red List history Year Category 2008 Near Threatened 2004 Near Threatened 2000 Lower Risk/Near Threatened 1994 Lower Risk/Near Threatened 1988 More

Blue-masked Leafbird Chloropsis venusta family links Leafbirds Chloropseidae - The Leafbirds are a small group of arboreal passerines found throughout tropical Asia. All are in the same genus Chloropsis so they are all closely related. Five species are fairly widespread in SE Asia/Greater Sundas; one is endemic to Sumatra, and two are endemic to the Philippines. More

Blue-masked Leafbird Chloropsis venusta = Described by: Bonaparte (1850) Alternate common name(s): Masked Leafbird Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range Mountains of Sumatra; Aceh s. along the Barisan Range to Lampung. More

Blue-masked Leafbird Chloropsis venusta 29-APR-2004 Wolfgang Wander Blue-masked Leafbird Chloropsis venusta CA, San Diego Zoo ... took this picture 3 years agon in the San Diego Zoo and rediscovered the bird in a great picture of a good friend of mine recently... Canon EOS 10D ,Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM 1/60s f/8.0 at 235. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Chloropseidae
Genus : Chloropsis
Species : venusta
Authority : (Bonaparte, 1850)