Binomial name: Pycnonotus plumosus, Edward Blyth, 1845
The olive-winged bulbul (Pycnonotus plumosus) is a member of the bulbul family of passerine birds.
It is found in south-eastern Asia and the Greater Sunda Islands.
Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
Taxonomy and systematics
Until 2010, the ashy-fronted bulbul was also considered as a subspecies of the olive-winged bulbul.
Four subspecies are recognized:
- P. f. porphyreus - Oberholser, 1912: Found on western Sumatra and nearby islands
- P. f. plumosus - Blyth, 1845: Found on Malay Peninsula, eastern Sumatra, Java, Bali and western and southern Borneo
- P. f. hutzi - Stresemann, 1938: Found on northern and eastern Borneo
- P. f. hachisukae - Deignan, 1952: Found on islands off northern Borneo and south-western Philippines
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- Pycnonotus plumosus
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)