French: Bulbul à tête jaune German: Gelbscheitelbülbül Spanish: Bulbul cabeciamarillo
J. F. Gmelin
Sri Lanka; error = Java
Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Borneo (except S). Extinct on Java#R and probably in extreme S Thailand#R and on Sumatra#R.
28–29 cm; 80–93 g. Large, noisy, uniquely patterned bulbul with robust bill, sturdy legs. Forehead, crown, lores and patch under eye are golden-yellow, offset by... read more
Song frequently given, heard all year, powerful, mainly of repeated two-note phrases producing rich... read more
Almost exclusively along banks of rivers and streams, usually where bordered by broadleaf evergreen... read more
Food and feeding
Diet primarily berries and other fruit, and seeds; also arthropods, some molluscs, occasionally small invertebrates. Eats figs (including... read more
Usually breeds in Jan–Sept; in Peninsular Malaysia nestbuilding recorded Dec–Jul and laying in Jan–Jun and Aug; on Borneo... read more
Status and conservation
CRITICALLY ENDANGERED. CITES II. Rare to extremely rare almost throughout its range. Global population estimated at 600–1700 mature individuals in 2016. Apparently... read more
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