French: Bulbul strié German: Streifenbülbül Spanish: Bulbul estriado
Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
Subspecies and Distribution
P. s. striatus
(Blyth, 1842) – Himalayas in C Nepal, Bhutan and NE India (Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, hills of Meghalaya, Assam and Nagaland S to Mizoram).
P. s. paulus
(Bangs & J. C. Phillips, 1914) – much of Myanmar (S to N Tenasserim), S China (Yunnan S of Likiang Range), mountains of W & N Thailand, N Laos and N Vietnam (W Tonkin).
21–23 cm; 45–60 g. A large, almost entirely streaked, rather long-tailed bulbul with long, tapered crest. Cheeks and crown are greenish-brown, finely streaked... read more
Less vocal than most bulbuls. Calls a hard “pyik…pyik”, or harsh slurred “... read more
Lower-stature broadleaf evergreen forest, semi-deciduous forest and moist oak-rhododendron (... read more
Food and feeding
Eats berries and many insects. Birds in Myanmar seen to forage on Maesa, Viburnum, Bucklandia, Ilex,... read more
Little reliable information. Breeds May–Jul. Reported nests in each case a robust, compact cup composed of fine elastic twigs, coarse... read more
Resident, but subject to altitudinal movements. In parts of range, distinct movement to lower... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Generally fairly common throughout range. Thinly distributed in NE India, but total population there must be large in view of large area of suitable... read more
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