French: Bulbul aux yeux gris German: Grauaugenbülbül Spanish: Bulbul ojigrís
Pa Mou, Tonkin, north Vietnam
Subspecies and Distribution
I. p. propinqua
(Oustalet, 1903) – Grey-eyed Bulbul – S China (S Yunnan), E Myanmar, N Thailand and N Laos.
I. p. aquilonis
(Deignan, 1948) – N Vietnam (Tonkin, N Annam) and S China (S Guangxi).
I. p. simulator
(Deignan, 1948) – SE Thailand, Cambodia, S Laos and S Vietnam (S Annam).
I. p. innectens
(Deignan, 1948) – S Vietnam (Cochinchina).
I. p. lekhakuni
(Deignan, 1954) – S Myanmar (N Tenasserim) and W Thailand (including Kanchanaburi).
I. p. cinnamomeoventris
E. C. S. Baker, 1917 – Baker's Bulbul – S Myanmar (S Tenasserim) and peninsular Thailand.
17–19 cm; 26 g. Relatively slim, dull, small-headed bulbul crown feathers often raised in slightly frizzy crest. Nominate race has crown to hindneck dull olive-rufous,... read more
No complex song described. Distinctive loud, flat, very nasal “uuu-wit” or “... read more
Broadleaf evergreen and mixed deciduous forest and edges; also tolerates (or even prefers)... read more
Food and feeding
No detailed information on diet; mainly fruit and insects. Usually solitary or in pairs, but sometimes in groups at fruiting shrubs and... read more
At Khao Yai National Park, Thailand, overall nesting season mid Jan to at least early May; two nests, containing eggs in Mar and Apr... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Locally fairly common, but probably often overlooked owing to identification problems. Apparently scarce in S Thailand; probably not... read more
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