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Striated bulbul

Alcurus striatus

Edward Blyth, 1842

In Thai: นกปรอดลาย

The striated bulbul (Alcurus striatus) is a species of songbird in the bulbul family, Pycnonotidae.

It is found from the eastern Himalayas to northern Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Taxonomy and systematics

The striated bulbul was originally described in the genus Tricophorus (a synonym for Criniger) and it was later transferred to Pycnonotus, before its latest reassignment. Alternate names for the striated bulbul include the striated green bulbul and striped bulbul.


Three subspecies are recognized:

  • A. s. striatus - (Blyth, 1842): Found in the eastern Himalayas, north-eastern India, southern China and western Myanmar
  • A. s. arctus - Ripley, 1948: Found in the Mishmi Hills (north-eastern India)
  • A. s. paulus - Bangs & Phillips, JC, 1914: Found in eastern Myanmar, southern China and northern Indochina

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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

Alcurus striatus

Common names

  • Thai: นกปรอดลาย

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)


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Striated bulbul
Striated bulbul
Striated bulbul range

Range Map

Distribution map of Striated bulbul, Alcurus striatus in Thailand
  • Chae Son National Park
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Lang
  • Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
  • Doi Phu Kha National Park
  • Doi Suthep - Pui National Park
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Pha Daeng National Park
  • Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park
  • Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi
  • Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Alcurus striatus in Thailand