Cabanis's greenbul

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Cabanis's greenbul
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Phyllastrephus
Species: P. cabanisi
Binomial name
Phyllastrephus cabanisi
(Sharpe, 1881)
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The Cabanis's greenbul (Phyllastrephus cabanisi) is a species of songbird in the family Pycnonotidae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland.

The subspecies P. c. placidus is sometimes regarded as a separate species, the placid greenbul.

The common name and Latin binomial commemorates the German ornithologist Jean Louis Cabanis.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Phyllastrephus cabanisi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. pp. 73–74.