Family Bulbuls (Pycnonotidae)

Near Threatened

Streaked Bulbul (Ixos malaccensis)


Taxonomy

French: Bulbul malais German: Strichelbrustbülbül Spanish: Bulbul malayo
Taxonomy:

H[ypsipetes]. malaccensis

Blyth

, 1845,

Melaka, Peninsular Malaysia

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Monotypic.

Distribution:

S Myanmar (Tenasserim S from 12°30’ S), S Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Riau and Lingga Archipelagos, Sumatra, Bangka and Borneo.

Descriptive notes

23 cm; 36–41 g. Medium-large, slender, streaky bulbul with rather long and slender bill. Has lores smoky grey, ear-coverts, supercilium and postocular region greyish-... read more

Voice

Often noisy. Song a simple, short, rather high-pitched, slightly descending ditty, “chiri-chiri-chu... read more

Habitat

Mature broadleaf evergreen forest and tall secondary forest; sometimes encountered at forest edges... read more

Food and feeding

Fruit and insects. Many figs taken, including riverside banyans, Ficus sumatrana and three (F. virens, F.... read more

Breeding

Apr–May, probably also Jun–Jul. In Myanmar, nest reported as a neat cup of moss and bamboo leaves, with lichen and cobwebs... read more

Movements

Resident.

Status and conservation

Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Fairly common to common throughout most of range. Lowland primary forest in Sundaic region is being cleared at... read more

Recommended citation

Fishpool, L. & Tobias, J. (2017). Streaked Bulbul (Ixos malaccensis). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/58027 on 17 November 2017).