White-bearded greenbul

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

White-bearded greenbul
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Criniger
Species: C. ndussumensis
Binomial name
Criniger ndussumensis
Reichenow, 1904
Criniger ndussumensis distribution map.png
Synonyms
  • Criniger verreauxi ndussumensis

The white-bearded greenbul (Criniger ndussumensis), is a species of songbird in the bulbul family, Pycnonotidae. It is found from south-eastern Nigeria and western Cameroon to eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and extreme north-western Angola. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]

The white-bearded greenbul was originally described as a subspecies of the red-tailed greenbul and alternatively has been considered as conspecific with the yellow-bearded greenbul. Alternate names for the white-bearded greenbul include the slender-billed bearded bulbul, Uganda red-tailed bulbul and white-bearded bulbul.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2017). "Criniger ndussumensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2017: e.T22713131A118500367. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22713131A118500367.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Criniger ndussumensis - Avibase". avibase.bsc-eoc.org. Retrieved 2017-05-11.