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White-headed bulbul

In Thai: นกปรอดเทาหัวขาว

Binomial name: Cerasophila thompsoni, Charles Thomas Bingham, 1900

The White-headed Bulbul (Hypsipetes thompsoni) is a songbird species in the bulbul family (Pycnonotidae). It is the sometimes separated in a monotypic genus Cerasophila (literally meaning "cherry-lover").

It is found in Burma, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is not considered a threatened species by the IUCN.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Pycnonotidae
Genus
Cerasophila
Species
Cerasophila thompsoni

Common names

  • Thai: นกปรอดเทาหัวขาว

Synonyms

  • Hypsipetes thompsoni, Charles Thomas Bingham (1900)
  • Cerasophila thompsoni, Charles Thomas Bingham (1900)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

White-headed bulbul

Range Map

Distribution map of White-headed bulbul, Cerasophila thompsoni in Thailand
Range map of Cerasophila thompsoni in Thailand