French: Bulbul de la Sonde German: Rubinkehlbülbül Spanish: Bulbul gorjirrojo
See P. melanicterus. Monotypic.
Sumatra, Java and Bali.
17–20 cm. Medium-large, long-tailed, noisy, conspicuous bulbul. Has glossy black head, almost lacking crest; upperparts uniform olive-green; wings fringed brighter... read more
Calls transcribed as “tee-tee-wheet-wheet”, “whit-wheet-wit” or “hii-... read more
Range of shrubby habitats and open woodland, including rubber (Hevea) plantations. Avoids... read more
Food and feeding
Eats berries and other fruit, and small amounts of insects. No other information.
Poorly known. Eggs found in Apr in Sumatra and Aug in C Java. Clutch 1–2 eggs. No other information.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common; rare in Bali. In most of range still reasonably common in drier forests of lowlands, despite heavy degradation; common even... read more
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