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).
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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- Pycnonotus brunneus
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)