It is found in Myanmar and north-western Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. It is not considered a threatened species by the IUCN.
Taxonomy and systematics
The white-headed bulbul is classified in the monotypic genus Cerasophila (literally meaning "cherry-lover"). Alternatively, some authorities classify the species in the genus Hypsipetes. Alternate names for the white-headed bulbul include Bingham's bulbul and brown-vented bulbul.
- Gregory, Steven M. (2000): Nomenclature of the Hypsipetes Bulbuls (Pycnonotidae). Forktail 16: 164-166. PDF fulltext
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