French: Bulbul à ventre gris German: Graubauchbülbül Spanish: Bulbul ventrigrís
P[ycnonotus]. ? cyaniventris
See P. squamatus. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution
P. c. cyaniventris
Blyth, 1842 – extreme S Myanmar (S Tenasserim), S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra (including Sipura I).
P. c. paroticalis
(Sharpe, 1878) – Borneo.
16–17 cm; 19–24 g. Medium-small, relatively quiet, inconspicuous bulbul. Male nominate race has blackish lores, contrasting with pale grey supraloral line; rest... read more
Clear sweet notes given in series of up to nine, sounding like “pi-pi-pwi…, pi-pi-pwi-... read more
Broadleaf evergreen forest, mature, well regenerated or with much tall timber left standing after... read more
Food and feeding
Frugivore; said to be partial insectivore, and attendance of mixed-species flocks suggests that this is the case, but no direct... read more
Usually breeds Dec–Mar; eggs found in late Jan, dependent fledglings mid-May in Peninsular Malaysia; also Aug and Nov in Borneo. Cup-... read more
None reported, but likely to be mobile (as most other frugivorous forest-based members of genus).
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Locally fairly common or common throughout much of range, particularly Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra; rare in... read more
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