Yellow-vented Bulbul

Scientific Name: Pycnonotus goiavier
Malay Name: Merbah Kapur
Chinese Name: 白眉黄臀鹎

Range:
Found throughout Southeast Asia

Taxonomy:
Polytypic. Subspecies are: jambu, analis, gourdini, goiavier, samarensis, suluensis.

Local Subspecies: analis

Size: 20-20.5 cm

Identification:
Adult has brown upperparts, dark crown and loral stripe, broad white supercilium, white throat, whitish underparts with vague streaks and yellow vent.

Habitat: Mangroves, secondary growth, wooded areas, gardens and parks.

Behaviour/Ecology:

Local Status: Common resident

Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2016)

Location: Widespread in suitable habitats.

Photos:

External Links:
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link
eBird Species page: eBird (Yellow-vented Bulbul)

References:
BirdLife International. (2016). Pycnonotus goiavier. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22712731A94346183.en. Accessed on 19 December 2021

Robson, C. (2014). Field guide to the birds of South-East Asia (Second Edition). Bloomsbury Publishing, London.