Yellow-wattled bulbul

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Yellow-wattled bulbul
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Pycnonotus
Species: P. urostictus
Binomial name
Pycnonotus urostictus
(Salvadori, 1870)
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  • Brachypus urostictus
  • Poliolophus urostictus
  • Brachypodius urostictus

The yellow-wattled bulbul (Pycnonotus urostictus) is a species of songbird in the bulbul family of passerine birds. It is endemic to the Philippines.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Taxonomy and systematics[edit]

The yellow-wattled bulbul was described by Tommaso Salvadori in 1870. In common with the blue-wattled bulbul, it is alternately referred to as simply the wattled bulbul.


Five subspecies are recognized:[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Pycnonotus urostictus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 28 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Bulbuls « IOC World Bird List". Retrieved 2017-03-28.