Binomial name: Pycnonotus flavescens, Edward Blyth, 1845
The flavescent bulbul (Pycnonotus flavescens) is a species of songbird in the bulbul family of passerine birds. Its name comes from flavescent, a yellowish colour. It is found in south-eastern Asia.
Taxonomy and systematics
Alternate names for the flavescent bulbul include Blyth's bulbul, flavescent green bulbul and round-tailed green bulbul.
Three subspecies are recognized:
- P. f. flavescens - Blyth, 1845: Found in north-eastern India, north-eastern Bangladesh and western Myanmar
- P. f. vividus - (Baker, ECS, 1917): Found in north-eastern Myanmar, southern China, Thailand and northern Indochina
- P. f. sordidus - (Robinson & Kloss, 1919): Found in southern Indochina
Distribution and habitat
The natural habitat of the flavescent bulbul is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
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- Pycnonotus flavescens
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)