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Striated bulbul

Binomial name: Pycnonotus striatus, Edward Blyth, 1842

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.

Subspecies

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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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Pycnonotidae
Genus
Pycnonotus
Species
Pycnonotus striatus

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Striated bulbul, Pycnonotus striatus in Thailand
Range map of Pycnonotus striatus in Thailand