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Brown-breasted bulbul

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).

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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Scientific classification

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

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Brown-breasted bulbul, Pycnonotus xanthorrhous in Thailand
Range map of Pycnonotus xanthorrhous in Thailand