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Species of Thailand

Ochraceous bulbul

Alophoixus ochraceus, Frederic Moore, 1854

(In Thai: นกปรอดโอ่งท้องสีน้ำตาล)

The ochraceous bulbul (Alophoixus ochraceus) is a species of songbird in the bulbul family, Pycnonotidae. It is found from Southeast Asia to Sumatra. It is usually found in the mid-storey of broad-leaved evergreen and rainforests up to 1500 metres elevation.

Taxonomy and systematics

The ochraceous bulbul was originally described in the genus Criniger until moved to the genus Alophoixus in 2009. Alternate names for the ochraceous bulbul include the brown white-throated bulbul and ochraceous bearded-bulbul.


Six subspecies are recognized:

  • A. o. hallae - (Deignan, 1956): Found in southern Vietnam
  • A. o. cambodianus - (Delacour & Jabouille, 1928): Found in eastern Thailand and south-western Cambodia
  • A. o. ochraceus - (Moore, 1854): Found in southern Myanmar and south-western Thailand
  • A. o. sordidus - (Richmond, 1900): Originally described as a separate species in the genus Criniger. Found on central Malay Peninsula
  • A. o. sacculatus - (Robinson, 1915): Found on southern Malay Peninsula
  • A. o. sumatranus - (Ramsay, RGW, 1882): Originally described as a separate species in the genus Criniger. Found in western Sumatra

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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

Alophoixus ochraceus

Common names

  • Thai: นกปรอดโอ่งท้องสีน้ำตาล

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)


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Ochraceous bulbul
Ochraceous bulbul (Alophoixus ochraceus)

Range Map

Distribution map of Ochraceous bulbul, Alophoixus ochraceus in Thailand
  • Ban Bueng District, Chonburi
  • Bang Phra Non-Hunting Area
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Huai Yang Waterfall National Park
  • Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Kaeng Krung National Park
  • Khao Ang Rue Nai Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Banthat Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Chong
  • Khao Khiao - Khao Chomphu Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Khitchakut National Park
  • Khao Lak - Lam Ru National Park
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Nam Khang National Park
  • Khao Nan National Park
  • Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Pu - Khao Ya National Park
  • Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Khlong Nakha Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khlong Phanom National Park
  • Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ko Chang National Park
  • Kromluang Chumphon Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kui Buri National Park
  • Mueang Chumphon District, Chumphon
  • Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Mueang Phetchaburi District, Phetchaburi
  • San Kala Khiri National Park
  • Sri Phang-nga National Park
  • Tai Rom Yen National Park
  • Takua Pa District, Phang Nga
  • Thale Ban National Park
  • Thong Pha Phum District, Kanchanaburi
  • Thong Pha Phum National Park
  • Ton Nga-Chang Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Wang Mai Forest Restoration Project
Range map of Alophoixus ochraceus in Thailand