Blue-masked leafbird

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Blue-masked leafbird
Naturalis Biodiversity Center - RMNH.AVES.127195 2 - Chloropsis venusta (Bonaparte, 1850) - Irenidae - bird skin specimen.jpeg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Chloropseidae
Genus: Chloropsis
Species: C. venusta
Binomial name
Chloropsis venusta
(Bonaparte, 1850)

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.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Chloropsis venusta". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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