Species of Thailand

Puff-backed bulbul

Euptilotus eutilotus, William Jardine & Prideaux John Selby, 1837

(In Thai: นกปรอดหงอนหลังลาย)

The puff-backed bulbul (Euptilotus eutilotus) is a species of songbird in the family Pycnonotidae.

It is found on the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo. Alternate names for the puff-backed bulbul include the crested brown bulbul and puff-backed brown bulbul.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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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
Euptilotus
Species
Euptilotus eutilotus

Common names

  • Thai: นกปรอดหงอนหลังลาย

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (BirdLife)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (ONEP)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (BCST)

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Puff-backed bulbul

Range Map

Distribution map of Puff-backed bulbul, Euptilotus eutilotus in Thailand
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Banthat Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Nam Khang National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • San Kala Khiri National Park
  • Takua Pa District, Phang Nga
  • Thale Ban National Park
Range map of Euptilotus eutilotus in Thailand