French: Bulbul de Palawan German: Gelbaugenbülbül Spanish: Bulbul de Palawan
Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines.
Previously placed in Ixos. Monotypic.
Palawan, in W Philippines.
18 cm. Small olive-brown bulbul, lanceolate crown feathers forming slight crest. Crown and ear-coverts are olive-brown with narrow pale shaft streaks; upperparts dull olive-... read more
Poorly known; variety of harsh simple calls, including “chirrup”, “chirrup-chi” and “chip”.
Evergreen forest, edges and secondary growth in mountains.
Food and feeding
Diet not documented; presumably fruit and insects. Found singly, in pairs or in small flocks.
Birds with enlarged gonads in Apr. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Palawan EBA. Uncommon. Very poorly known species. Present in St Paul Subterranean River National Park.
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