Andaman bulbul

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Andaman bulbul
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Pycnonotus
Species: P. fuscoflavescens
Binomial name
Pycnonotus fuscoflavescens
(Hume, 1873)
Synonyms
  • Brachypodius fuscoflavescens
  • Pycnonotus atriceps fuscoflavescens

The Andaman bulbul (Pycnonotus fuscoflavescens) is a member of the bulbul family of passerine birds. It is endemic to the Andaman Islands. It has a mainly olive-yellow plumage and has most of the head olive. It feeds on small fruit and berries, but will also take insects.

Until 2008, the Andaman bulbul was considered as a subspecies of the black-headed bulbul.[2]

References[edit]

  • Rasmussen, P.C., and J.C. Anderton (2005). Birds of South Asia. The Ripley Guide. Volume 2: Attributes and Status. Smithsonian Institution and Lynx Edicions, Washington D.C. and Barcelona.