Yellow-streaked greenbul

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Yellow-streaked greenbul
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Phyllastrephus
Species: P. flavostriatus
Binomial name
Phyllastrephus flavostriatus
Sharpe, 1876
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Phyllastrephus alfredi (Shelley, 1903)

The yellow-streaked greenbul or yellow-streaked bulbul (Phyllastrephus flavostriatus) is a species of songbird in the Pycnonotidae family. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

The subspecies P. f. alfredi is sometimes regarded as a separate species, Sharpe's greenbul. The common name of this subspecies commemorates the British zoologist Richard Bowdler Sharpe.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Phyllastrephus flavostriatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 309. 

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