Grey-bellied bulbul

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Grey-bellied bulbul
Grey-bellied Bulbul (Pycnonotus cyaniventris).jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Pycnonotus
Species: P. cyaniventris
Binomial name
Pycnonotus cyaniventris
Blyth, 1842
  • Rubigula cyaniventris

The grey-bellied bulbul (Pycnonotus cyaniventris) is a species of songbird in the bulbul family. It is found on the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]


Two subspecies are recognized:[2]

  • P. c. cyaniventris - Blyth, 1842: Found on the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra
  • P. c. paroticalis - (Sharpe, 1878): Originally described as a separate species. Found on Borneo


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Pycnonotus cyaniventris". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22712631A94340584. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22712631A94340584.en. Retrieved 14 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "Bulbuls « IOC World Bird List". Retrieved 2017-03-12.