Species of Thailand
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
- Alophoixus ochraceus
- Thai: นกปรอดโอ่งท้องสีน้ำตาล
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
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