Spectacled bulbul

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Spectacled bulbul
Subspecies I. e. erythropthalmos in Panti forest, Johor, Malaysia
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Ixodia
I. erythropthalmos
Binomial name
Ixodia erythropthalmos
(Hume, 1878)
  • Pycnonotus erythropthalmos
  • Ixidia erythropthalmos
  • Ixos erythropthalmos
  • Pycnonotus pusillus
  • Pycnonotus salvadorii
  • Rubigula erythropthalmos

The spectacled bulbul (Ixodia erythropthalmos), also known as the lesser brown bulbul, is a member of the bulbul family of passerine birds.[2] It is found on the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, and Borneo. The spectacled bulbul was originally described in the genus Ixos.

Illustration by Keulemans, 1881


  1. ^ BirdLife International. (2016). "Ixidia erythropthalmos". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22712747A94347338. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22712747A94347338.en. Retrieved 4 August 2020.
  2. ^ Gill, F.; Donsker, D.; Rasmussen, P. (eds.). "Family Pycnonotidae". IOC World Bird List. Version 10.2. International Ornithological Congress. Retrieved 3 August 2020.