French: Bulbul verdin German: Javabülbül Spanish: Bulbul de Java
Other common names: Sunda Bulbul (when treated as conspecific with I. sumatranus)
Hitherto treated as conspecific with I. sumatranus (which see). Monotypic.
Mountains of Java.
20 cm. Medium-large, slender, streaky bulbul, elongated crown feathering forming small crest. Adult has grey crown, greyish-olive cheeks with whitish shaft-streaks;... read more
Song reported to be thin “chiit-chiit-chiit”, and sharper “twink” or... read more
Evergreen forest, edges and secondary growth in mountains, 800–3000 m; highest densities in... read more
Food and feeding
A generalist, feeding on fruit and insects. Recorded as eating variety of fruits, including those identified as Ficus, Lantana... read more
Season Apr–May. Nest a robust, cup-shaped structure, often placed high above ground, sometimes above 10 m, apparently usually... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Java and Bali Forests EBA. Fairly common in highland protected areas, such as Gunung Gede-... read more
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