Species of Thailand
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
- Alcurus striatus
- Thai: นกปรอดลาย