Crested finchbill

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Crested finchbill
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Spizixos
S. canifrons
Binomial name
Spizixos canifrons
Blyth, 1845
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The crested finchbill (Spizixos canifrons) is a species of songbird in the bulbul family, Pycnonotidae. It is found in south-eastern Asia from China and India to Indochina.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]

Doi Ang Khang Mountain - Thailand

Alternate names for the crested finchbill include the crested finch-billed bulbul and finch-billed bulbul.


Two subspecies are recognized:[2]

  • S. c. canifrons - Blyth, 1845: Found in north-eastern India and western Myanmar
  • S. c. ingrami - Bangs & Phillips, JC, 1914: Found in eastern Myanmar, southern China and northern Indochina


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Spizixos canifrons". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22712597A94337611. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22712597A94337611.en. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Bulbuls « IOC World Bird List". Retrieved 2017-03-12.

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