Scientific Name: Pycnonotus goiavier
Malay Name: Merbah Kapur
Chinese Name: 白眉黄臀鹎
Found throughout Southeast Asia
Polytypic. Subspecies are: jambu, analis, gourdini, goiavier, samarensis, suluensis.
Local Subspecies: analis
Size: 20-20.5 cm
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.
Local Status: Common resident
Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2016)
Location: Widespread in suitable habitats.
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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 1 January 2023
Robson, C. (2014). Field guide to the birds of South-East Asia (Second Edition). Bloomsbury Publishing, London.