Grey-olive greenbul

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Grey-olive greenbul
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Phyllastrephus
Species: P. cerviniventris
Binomial name
Phyllastrephus cerviniventris
Shelley, 1894
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The grey-olive greenbul (Phyllastrephus cerviniventris), or grey-olive bulbul, is a species of songbird in the bulbul family, Pycnonotidae. It is found in eastern and south-central Africa. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]


Two subspecies are recognized:[2]

  • P. c. schoutedeni - Prigogine, 1969: Found from central Kenya to central Mozambique, Zambia and eastern Angola
  • P. c. cerviniventris - Shelley, 1894: Found in Katanga (south-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo)


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Phyllastrephus cerviniventris". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22712919A94354555. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22712919A94354555.en. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Bulbuls « IOC World Bird List". Retrieved 2017-04-20.