Sassi's olive greenbul
|Sassi's olive greenbul|
|Illustration of specimen in the|
Vienna Natural History Museum
It is found in north-eastern and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. While it was formerly assessed as Near threatened and its population is decreasing due to habitat loss, it is now considered a species of Least concern by the IUCN.
Taxonomy and systematics
Formerly, some authorities considered Sassi's olive greenbul to be a subspecies of the icterine greenbul. The scientific name commemorates the Austrian zoologist Ludwig Lorenz von Liburnau. Alternate names for Sassi's olive greenbul include Lorenz's greenbul, Sassi's bulbul and Sassi's greenbul.
- BirdLife International (2017). "Phyllastrephus lorenzi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2017: e.T22712940A113102734. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T22712940A113102734.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
- "Phyllastrephus lorenzi (Sassi's Greenbul, Sassi's Olive Greenbul)". www.iucnredlist.org. Retrieved 2017-04-23.
- Jobling, James A. (2010). Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names. ISBN 978-1-4081-2501-4.
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