Species of Thailand

Finsch's bulbul

Iole finschii, Tommaso Salvadori, 1871

(In Thai: นกปรอดสีคล้ำใต้คอเหลือง)

Finsch's bulbul (Iole finschii) is a species of songbird in the bulbul family, Pycnonotidae. It is found on the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, and Borneo. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Taxonomy and systematics

Finsch's bulbul was originally described in the genus Criniger, moved to the genus Alophoixus in 2009, and to genus Iole in 2020. Alternate names for Finsch's bulbul include the dwarf bearded bulbul, dwarf bulbul and Finsch's bearded bulbul. The common name and scientific name commemorate the German ethnographer, naturalist and colonial explorer Friedrich Hermann Otto Finsch.

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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
Iole
Species
Iole finschii

Common names

  • Thai: นกปรอดสีคล้ำใต้คอเหลือง

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (BirdLife)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (ONEP)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (BCST)

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Finsch's bulbul range

Range Map

Distribution map of Finsch's bulbul, Iole finschii in Thailand
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Iole finschii in Thailand