Mindoro bulbul

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Mindoro bulbul
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Hypsipetes
Species: H. mindorensis
Binomial name
Hypsipetes mindorensis
(Steere, 1890)
Synonyms
  • Hypsipetes philippinus mindorensis
  • Iole Mindorensis
  • Ixos mindorensis
  • Ixos philippinus mindorensis

The Mindoro bulbul (Hypsipetes mindorensis) is a songbird species in the bulbul family, Pycnonotidae.

It is endemic to Mindoro in the Philippines. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]

The Mindoro bulbul was originally described in the genus Iole and has also been classified by some authorities as a separate species in the genus Ixos. Until 2010, it was considered to be a subspecies of the Philippine bulbul.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Species Version 2 « IOC World Bird List". www.worldbirdnames.org. Retrieved 2017-11-03. 
  2. ^ Oliveros, Carl H.; Moyle, Robert G. "Origin and diversification of Philippine bulbuls". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 54 (3): 822–832. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2009.12.001.