Bornean whistler

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Bornean whistler
Bornean Whistler (Pachycephala hypoxantha hypoxantha).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pachycephalidae
Genus: Pachycephala
Species: P. hypoxantha
Binomial name
Pachycephala hypoxantha
(Sharpe, 1887)

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  • Hyloterpe hypoxantha

The Bornean whistler (Pachycephala hypoxantha), or Bornean mountain whistler, is a species of bird in the family Pachycephalidae. It is endemic to the island of Borneo.[2]


Two subspecies are recognized:[3]

  • P. h. hypoxantha(Sharpe, 1887): found on northern Borneo (Malaysia)
  • P. h. sarawacensisChasen, 1935: found in western Sarawak (Malaysia)


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Pachycephala hypoxantha". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 1 February 2017. 
  2. ^ Phillipps, Quentin & Phillipps, Karen (2011). Phillipps’ Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo. Oxford, UK: John Beaufoy Publishing. ISBN 978-1-906780-56-2. 
  3. ^ "Whiteheads, sitellas & whistlers « IOC World Bird List". Retrieved 2017-02-01.