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Pycnonotidae

Yellow-vented bulbul

Pycnonotus goiavier Photo by Ian Barker (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:yellow-vented bulbul (en); tuta-de-ventre-amarelo (pt); bulbul goiavier (fr); bulbul culiamarillo (es); augenstreifbülbül (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PycnonotidaeRange:This species is found in south-east Asia, from Thailand and Laos, south to the Indonesian islands of Borneo, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok and Sumbawa, and also throughout most of the Philippines. […]

Swamp greenbul

Thescelocichla leucopleura Photo by Chris Perkins (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:swamp greenbul (en); tuta-da-ráfia (pt); bulbul des raphias (fr); bulbul de las rafias (es); raphiabülbül (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PycnonotidaeRange:This species is found from Senegal, along the coast of West Africa into southern Nigeria, Cameroon and Gabon, and eastwards into Congo and D.R. Congo, and marginally into […]

Cabanis’s greenbul

Phyllastrephus cabanisi (Photo from Internet Bird Collection) Common name:Cabanis’s greenbul (en); tuta-de-Cabanis (pt); bulbul de Cabanis (fr); bulbul de Cabanis (es); Cabanis-bülbül (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PycnonotidaeRange:This species is found from northern Angola, through northern Zambia and southern and eastern D.R. Congo, and into South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania and northern Mozambique.Size:These birds are 16,5-19 cm long and […]

Yellow-browed bulbul

Iole indica (Photo from Canopy) Common name:yellow-browed bulbul (en); tuta-de-sobrolho-dourado (pt); bulbul à sourcils d’or (fr); bulbul cejiamarillo (es); goldbrauenbülbül (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PycnonotidaeRange:This species is found along the south-western coast of India, from Maharashtra to Kerala, and also further east in Andhra Pradesh, and in Sri Lanka.Size:These birds are 20 cm long and weigh 27-34 […]

Puff-throated bulbul

Alophoixus pallidus Photo by António Gonçalves (Flickr) Common name:puff-throated bulbul (en); tuta-pálido (pt); bulbul pâle (fr); bulbul pálido (es); blassbauch-haubenbülbül (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PycnonotidaeRange:This species is found in southern China, eastern Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.Size:These birds are 23 cm long.Habitat:The puff-throated bulbul is found in moist tropical forests, mainly in lowland areas, but also […]

Icterine bulbul

Phyllastrephus icterinus Photo by Guillaume Passavy (Oiseaux) Common name:icterine bulbul (en); tuta-icterino (pt); bulbul ictérin (fr); bulbul icterino (es); zeisigbülbül (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PycnonotidaeRange:This species is found in West Africa, from southern Guinea and Sierra Leone to Ghana, and from southern Nigeria, though Cameroon and Gabon, and into Congo and D.R. Congo.Size:These birds are 16 cm […]

Terrestrial brownbul

Phyllastrephus terrestris Photo by Alan Manson (Wikipedia) Common name:terrestrial brownbul (en); tuta-da-terra (pt); bulbul jaboteur (fr); bulbul terrestre (es); laubbülbül (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PycnonotidaeRange:This African species is found from Somalia and Kenya, through eastern Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, and into southern Angola, south-eastern D.R. Congo, eastern and northern Botswana and eastern and southern South Africa.Size:These […]

White-eared bulbul

Pycnonotus leucotis Photo by Carmelo López (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:white-eared bulbul (en); tuta-de-orelha-branca (pt); bulbul à oreillons blancs (fr); bulbul orejiblanco (es); weißohrbülbül (de)Taxonomy: Order PasseriformesFamily PycnonotidaeRange:This species is found from Iraq and eastern Saudi Arabia, through southern Iran and into southern Afghanistan, Pakistan and north-western India.Size:These birds are 18 cm long and weigh […]

Collared finchbill

Spizixos semitorques Photo by Jon Hornbuckle (Oriental Bird Images) Common name:collared finchbill (en); tuta-de-coleira-interrompida (pt); bulbul à semi-collier (fr); bulbul collarejo (es); halsbandbülbül (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily  PycnonotidaeRange:This species is found in central and south-eastern China, as well as in Taiwan and marginally into northern Vietnam.Size:These birds are 17-23 cm long and weigh 35-50 g.Habitat:The collared finchbill […]

Yellow-bellied greenbul

Chlorocichla flaviventris Photo by Ian White (Flickr) Common name:yellow-bellied greenbul (en); tuta-amarelo (pt); bulbul à poitrine jaune (fr); bulbul de vientre amarillo (es); gelbbauchbülbül (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PycnonotidaeRange:This species is found in sub-Saharan Africa, from Angola and northern Namibia in the west, through southern D.R. Congo and Zambia and into Kenya, southern Somalia, Mozambique and north-eastern […]