Binomial name: Pycnonotus xanthorrhous, John Anderson, 1869
The brown-breasted bulbul (Pycnonotus xanthorrhous) is a songbird in the family Pycnonotidae. The species was first described by John Anderson in 1869.It is found in south-eastern Asia from central and southern China to Myanmar and northern Thailand.
Taxonomy and systematics
Alternate names for the brown-breasted bulbul include Anderson's bulbul and yellow-vented bulbul (not to be confused with the species of the same name, Pycnonotus goiavier).
Two subspecies are recognized:
- P. x. xanthorrhous - Anderson, 1869: Found from south-western China and northern Myanmar to northern Indochina
- P. x. andersoni - (R. Swinhoe, 1870): Originally described as a separate species in the genus Ixos. Found in central and southern China
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- Pycnonotus xanthorrhous
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)