French: Bulbul de Bornéo German: Borneobülbül Spanish: Bulbul de Borneo
Kinabalu, north Borneo.
See P. melanicterus (above). Monotypic.
N & C Borneo.
17–18 cm. Medium-small, active, conspicuous bulbul with slightly elongated crest feathers (raised when bird excited). Head is dull black, upperparts dull olive; wings... read more
Constantly given sharp “yek, yek”. Song said to resemble that of P. melanicterus.
Evergreen forest, secondary forest, and shrubby regrowth on abandoned cultivation; 600–1500 m.
Food and feeding
An arboreal frugivore and partial insectivore. Eats fruit of Macaranga (Euphorbiaceae) less than 4 mm in diameter, also Trema... read more
Little known. Nest with 2 fresh eggs found at 1200 m in late Jan; nest a deep cup of dry stems and leaves, similar to that of P.... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Not evaluated. Seems relatively scarce in E Bornean highland forest (particularly around Gunung Kinabalu), but more common and conspicuous in other... read more
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