French: Bulbul à long bec German: Langschnabelbülbül Spanish: Bulbul piquilargo
Sumatra, Bangka and Borneo.
20 cm. Chunky, crestless, relatively unobtrusive bulbul with distinctive face pattern, strong and distinctly hooked long bill, long, slightly rounded tail. Has whitish... read more
Harsh “carrrk” reported; also harsh, but not loud, “chow, cho, cho”. Often... read more
Generally considered a specialist of stunted forest types, such as kerangas or peatswamp. In Borneo... read more
Food and feeding
Fruit, including small pulpy berries. Also reported as feeding on small beetles (Coleoptera), dragonflies and their nymphs (Odonata), ants... read more
In Borneo, individual carrying food in Aug (Sarawak) and newly fledged young trapped in May (S Kalimantan). Display seen in Sept, involved... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Locally fairly common in Borneo, but scarce in Sumatra; patchily distributed throughout. Massive rates of deforestation and forest fires have reduced total area... read more
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