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Black Sunbird

Leptocoma aspasia (Lesson & Garnot, 1828)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea grayi Marc Anderson 2018-05-03 Sulawesi: Tangkoko lowlands, Sulawesi Utara Province (Indonesia) (30 m) call -

bird-seen:no

414780
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma aspasia aspasia Rolf A. de By 2007-06-26 Km14 Boystown Road, Kiunga, Western Province, Western (Papua New Guinea) (30 m) song -

Same individual as in XC408778.

bird-seen:yes

408779
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea auriceps Mike Nelson 2013-09-14 Central Weda, Central Halmahera, North Maluku, Halmahera (Indonesia) (200 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

151631
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma aspasia aspasia Iain Woxvold 2010-06-14 Iniok, East Sepik Province, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea) (45 m) Calls -

Male calling in company with two females at a flowering mistletoe.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

557690
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea Iain Woxvold 15-02-2008 Baia River, Western Province, Hela (Papua New Guinea) (350 m) Call (A) - Calls of a male 87529
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea auriceps Mike Nelson 2013-09-14 Central Weda, Central Halmahera, North Maluku, Halmahera (Indonesia) (200 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

151632
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea sericea Bas van Balen 2007-05-17 Waropen Atas, Papua, Papua Province (Indonesia) (? m) song -

playback-used:no

140899
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea grayi Mike Nelson 2013-09-20 Tangkoko Nature Reserve, Sulawesi, Sulawesi Utara Province (Indonesia) (650 m) call, song -

some wind noise

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

151791
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea grayi Marc Anderson 2018-05-05 Sulawesi: Tangkoko lowlands, Sulawesi Utara Province (Indonesia) (30 m) call, song -

bird-seen:no

415172
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma aspasia aspasia Iain Woxvold 2010-06-15 Iniok, East Sepik Province, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea) (45 m) Calls -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

557691
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea mysorensis Hans Matheve 2009-07-20 Biak Island, Biak (Indonesia) (30 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

155607
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea sangirensis Arief Rahman 2016-01-17 Mount Tamata, Siau Island, North Sulawesi, Siau (Indonesia) (1100 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

301972
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea Frank Lambert 4-8-98 Siau Island, Siau (Indonesia) (? m) song (B) - Previously published on AVoCet as AV5335. Certainty: 100%. ID determined by: Nectarinia aspasia, also a N. jugularis together so I'm not sure which bird was singing [Ed.: main high-pitched chattering indistinguishable from FRL N. aspasia recording from Buru, and unlike and N. jugularis XC cuts]. GPS: Estimate from Google Earth. 68823
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma aspasia aspasia Rolf A. de By 2007-06-26 Km14 Boystown Road, Kiunga, Western Province, Western (Papua New Guinea) (30 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

408778
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea sericea Bas van Balen 2002-03-24 Tangguh, West Papua, Indonesia (Indonesia) (? m) song -

playback-used:no

141975
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma aspasia aspasia Iain Woxvold 2011-03-01 Wario-Wogamush Plains, East Sepik Province, East Sepik (Papua New Guinea) (50 m) Song/Calls -

Two males in canopy of 'mixed swamp forest'.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

558602
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea auriceps Mike Nelson 2013-09-14 Central Weda, Central Halmahera, North Maluku, Halmahera (Indonesia) (200 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

151634
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma aspasia auriceps Marc Anderson 2019-09-01 Weda, Central Halmahera, North Maluku, Halmahera (Indonesia) (80 m) call -

bird-seen:no

533675
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea porphyrolaema Frank Lambert 22-06-11 Palau Batudaka, Togian Islands, nr Taningkola, Batudaka (Indonesia) (80 m) song (B) - 89652
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea auriceps Brian Cox 2016-10-12 Central Weda, Central Halmahera Regency, North Maluku, Halmahera (Indonesia) (100 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

366132
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea Bas van Balen 2000-08-06 Mile 38, Freeport, Mimika, West Papua, Papua Province (Indonesia) (200 m) (B) - 105038
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea sericea Bas van Balen 2007-04-29 Waropen Atas, Papua, Papua Province (Indonesia) (? m) song -

playback-used:no

140900
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea sericea Bas van Balen 2002-04-18 Amamapare, Freeport, Papua, Papua Province (Indonesia) (? m) song -

playback-used:no

140392
xeno-canto.org
Black Sunbird - Leptocoma sericea John Dumbacher 09-10-2009 Tubetube Island (Slade Island), Engineer Group, Milne Bay Province, Tubatuba (Papua New Guinea) (5 m) call (B) -   41139
xeno-canto.org
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