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Ochraceous bulbul

Binomial name: Alophoixus ochraceus, Frederic Moore, 1854

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.

Subspecies

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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Scientific classification

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

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Ochraceous bulbul
Ochraceous bulbul
Ochraceous bulbul
Ochraceous bulbul
Ochraceous bulbul (Alophoixus ochraceus)

Range Map

Distribution map of Ochraceous bulbul, Alophoixus ochraceus in Thailand
Range map of Alophoixus ochraceus in Thailand