Aethopyga primigenia

The Grey-hooded Sunbird is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is endemic to the Philippines.

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

Range & population Aethopyga primigenia is endemic to Mindanao, Philippines, where it is fairly common to common including on Mt Hilong-hilong (race diuatae), Mt Kitanglad, Civolig, Daggayan, Mt Lamut, Mt Apo and Lake Sebu (nominate race). Ecology: It occurs in forest and forest edge above 1,000 m. Threats Although its area of occupancy must be very small, its habitat is apparently secure. Conservation measures underway None are known. More

* Gray-hooded Sunbird, Aethopyga primigenia Conservation status: Lower risk (nt) Mount Apo Sunbird, Aethopyga boltoni Conservation status: Lower risk (nt) Lina's Sunbird, Aethopyga linaraborae Conservation status: Lower risk (nt) More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Nectariniidae
Genus : Aethopyga
Species : primigenia
Authority : (Hachisuka, 1941)