Friday, 18 March 2016

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Pycnonotidae (Bulbuls)
Flavescent Bulbul
Pycnonotus flavescens
黄绿鹎
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    Size : 21·5–22 cm (mainland races), 17·5–19 cm (leucops); 27–35 g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Pycnonotus flavescens flavescens (Blyth, 1845)
    – NE India (S Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Lushai Hills, also reported NE Arunachal), NE Bangladesh (recent record from Sylhet) and W & SW Myanmar (including Arakan Hills).
  • Pycnonotus flavescens vividus (Stuart Baker, 1917)
    – S China (W & S Yunnan), N & E Myanmar, NW Thailand (S to Kaeng Krachan National Park), N & C Laos and N & C Vietnam.
  • Pycnonotus flavescens sordidus (Robinson & Kloss, 1919)
    – S Laos and S Vietnam (including Da Lat plateau).
  • Pycnonotus flavescens leucops (Sharpe, 1888) – Pale-faced Bulbul
    – N Borneo (Mt Kinabalu S to Gunung Mulu and Gunung Murud, and Gunung Lunjut).

Pycnonotus flavescens ssp. leucops
Date : 11 February 2016
Location : Kinabalu Park, Ranau, Bahagian Pantai Barat, Sabah

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