Swamp palm bulbul

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Swamp palm bulbul
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Thescelocichla
Oberholser, 1905
Species: T. leucopleura
Binomial name
Thescelocichla leucopleura
(Cassin, 1856)
Thescelocichla leucopleura distribution map.png

The swamp palm bulbul (Thescelocichla leucopleura), also known as the swamp greenbul, is a species of songbird in the Pycnonotidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Thescelocichla.[2]


It is found in Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, and moist savanna.[1]