French: Bulbul chevelu German: Borstenmantelbülbül Spanish: Bulbul peludo
Br[achypodius]. ? criniger
Melaka, Peninsular Malaysia
Subspecies and Distribution
T. c. criniger
(Blyth#R, 1845) – extreme S Myanmar (Tenasserim S of 11°30’ N), S Thailand (S of 13° N), Peninsular Malaysia (including Tioman Is) and E Sumatra.
T. c. sericeus
Blyth, 1865 – W Sumatra (including Musala I and Batu Is) and Lingga Archipelago.
T. c. viridis
(Bonaparte, 1854) – Borneo and N Natuna Is.
16–17 cm; 12–21 g. Small, unassuming, relatively quiet bulbul, olive above, yellowish below, with slightly rounded tail, strong rictal bristles, small and weak... read more
Presumed song a series of scratchy, chattering, warbled phrases interspersed with quavering “... read more
Evergreen forests, either mature or regenerated back to a more or less closed-canopy condition;... read more
Food and feeding
A generalist, feeding on fruit and arthropods. Animal items include caterpillars, beetles (Coleoptera), small orthopterans and mantids;... read more
Season Feb–Aug. No other information.
Resident. Long-term mist-netting in Selangor and Negeri Sembilan (Peninsular Malaysia) revealed... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Generally common. Occurs in a range of mature forest types, and able to withstand fairly drastic fragmentation of habitat. This resilience, and the... read more
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