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Red-eyed bulbul

Binomial name: Pycnonotus brunneus, Edward Blyth, 1845

The Asian red-eyed bulbul (Pycnonotus brunneus) is a member of the bulbul family of passerine birds.

It is found on the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, and Borneo.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Taxonomy and systematics

Alternate names for the Asian red-eyed bulbul include the brown bulbul (also used for the common bulbul), red-eyed brown bulbul, and red-eyed bulbul (also used for the African red-eyed bulbul).

Subspecies

Two subspecies are recognized:

  • P. b. brunneus - Blyth, 1845: Found from the Malay Peninsula to Sumatra and Borneo and nearby islands
  • P. b. zapolius - Oberholser, 1917: Found on the Anambas Islands

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Pycnonotidae
Genus
Pycnonotus
Species
Pycnonotus brunneus

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Red-eyed bulbul, Pycnonotus brunneus in Thailand
Range map of Pycnonotus brunneus in Thailand