Spotted greenbul

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Spotted greenbul
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Ixonotus
Verreaux & Verreaux, 1851
Species: I. guttatus
Binomial name
Ixonotus guttatus
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The spotted greenbul (Ixonotus guttatus), or spotted bulbul, is a species of songbird in the bulbul family, Pycnonotidae. It is classified in the monotypic genus Ixonotus.[2] It is found from Sierra Leone and Guinea to Ghana; southern Nigeria to Uganda, northern Tanzania, eastern and central Democratic Republic of the Congo and extreme north-western Angola.[3] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and moist savanna.[4]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Ixonotus guttatus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22712847A94351096. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22712847A94351096.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "ITIS Report: Ixonotus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 21 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Bulbuls « IOC World Bird List". Retrieved 2017-04-11.
  4. ^ a b "Ixonotus guttatus: Classifications". International Union for the Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 21 September 2014.