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Flavescent Bulbul

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Photo by martinukKaeng Krachan National Park, Phetchaburi Province, Thailand, February 2012
Photo by martinuk
Kaeng Krachan National Park, Phetchaburi Province, Thailand, February 2012
Pycnonotus flavescens


[edit] Identification

[edit] Distribution

Asia: found in Assam, Burma, China, Thailand, Indochina, Borneo

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

Sub-species leucops, Pale-faced BulbulPhoto by Dave 2xMt. Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo, February 2013
Sub-species leucops, Pale-faced Bulbul
Photo by Dave 2x
Mt. Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo, February 2013

There are 4 subspecies[1]:

  • P. f. flavescens:
  • Hills of southern Assam (south of the Brahmaputra) to western Burma
  • P. f. vividus:
  • P. f. sordidus:
(Southern Indochina
  • P. f. leucops: Pale-faced Bulbul
  • Northern Borneo (Mt. Kinabalu to Mt. Mulu and Mt. Murud)

[edit] Habitat

Evergreen montane forest and forest edges. Observed at heights around 3300 meters.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from

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