Species of Thailand

Brown-breasted bulbul

Pycnonotus xanthorrhous, John Anderson, 1869

(In Thai: นกปรอดหัวโขนก้นเหลือง)

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).

Subspecies

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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Category / Seasonal Status

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident

Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • Thai: นกปรอดหัวโขนก้นเหลือง

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Brown-breasted bulbul (pycnonotus xanthorrhous)
Brown-breasted bulbul

Range Map

Distribution map of Brown-breasted bulbul, Pycnonotus xanthorrhous in Thailand
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lang
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Doi Phu Kha National Park
  • Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai
  • Phu Chi Fa Forest Park
Range map of Pycnonotus xanthorrhous in Thailand