Palawan bulbul

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Palawan bulbul
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Alophoixus
Species: A. frater
Binomial name
Alophoixus frater
(Sharpe, 1877)
  • Alophoixus bres frater
  • Criniger bres frater
  • Criniger frater

The Palawan bulbul or grey-throated bulbul (Alophoixus frater) is a species of songbird in the family Pycnonotidae. It is endemic to Palawan Island in the Philippines. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Until 2010, it was considered a subspecies of the grey-cheeked bulbul.[2] The alternate name 'grey-throated bulbul' is also used by the western greenbul.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2017). "Alophoixus frater". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2017: e.T103821499A113105859. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T103821499A113105859.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "Species Version 2 « IOC World Bird List". Retrieved 2017-05-16. 
  • Oliveros, C.H., and R.G. Moyle. 2010. Origin and diversification of Philippine bulbuls. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 54: 822–832.