Species of Thailand
Hemixos cinerea, Edward Blyth, 1845
(In Thai: นกปรอดสีขี้เถ้า)
The cinereous bulbul (Hemixos cinereus) is a species of songbird in the bulbul family, Pycnonotidae. It is found in Southeast Asia and Indonesia.
Taxonomy and systematics
The cinereous bulbul was originally classified in the genus Iole. It was formerly considered as conspecific with the ashy bulbul.
Two subspecies are currently recognized:
- H. c. cinereus - (Blyth, 1845): Found on the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra
- Green-winged bulbul (H. c. connectens) - Sharpe, 1887: Formerly described as a separate species by some authorities. Found in northern Borneo
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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
- Hemixos cinerea
- Thai: นกปรอดสีขี้เถ้า
Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)