Species of Thailand

Grey-cheeked bulbul

Alophoixus tephrogenys, Jardine & Selby, 1833

(In Thai: นกปรอดโอ่งแก้มเทา)

The grey-cheeked bulbul (Alophoixus tephrogenys) is a species of songbird in the bulbul family, Pycnonotidae. It is found from the Malay Peninsula to the Greater Sunda Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Subspecies

Two subspecies are recognized.

  • A. b. tephrogenys - (Jardine & Selby, 1833): Originally described as a separate species in the genus Trichophorus (a synonym for Criniger). Found on the Malay Peninsula and eastern Sumatra
  • A. b. gutturalis - (Bonaparte, 1850): Originally described as a separate species in the genus Trichophorus. Found on 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

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Pycnonotidae
Genus
Alophoixus
Species
Alophoixus tephrogenys

Common names

  • Thai: นกปรอดโอ่งแก้มเทา

Conservation status

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (ONEP)

Photos

No photo for this species yet

Range Map

Distribution map of Grey-cheeked bulbul, Alophoixus tephrogenys in Thailand
  • Bang Lang National Park
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Sri Phang-nga National Park
  • Thale Ban National Park
Range map of Alophoixus tephrogenys in Thailand