Crested finchbill

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Crested finchbill
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Spizixos
Species: S. canifrons
Binomial name
Spizixos canifrons
Blyth, 1845
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The crested finchbill (Spizixos canifrons) is a species of songbird in the bulbul family, Pycnonotidae. It is found in south-eastern Asia from China and India to Indochina.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]

Alternate names for the crested finchbill include the crested finch-billed bulbul and finch-billed bulbul.

Subspecies[edit]

Two subspecies are recognized:[2]

  • S. c. canifrons - Blyth, 1845: Found in north-eastern India and western Myanmar
  • S. c. ingrami - Bangs & Phillips, JC, 1914: Found in eastern Myanmar, southern China and northern Indochina

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Spizixos canifrons". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 7 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Bulbuls « IOC World Bird List". www.worldbirdnames.org. Retrieved 2017-03-12. 

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