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Black-capped Bulbul

Rubigula melanictera (Gmelin, JF 1789)

The black-capped bulbul, or black-headed yellow bulbul, is a member of the bulbul family of passerine birds. It is endemic to Sri Lanka. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pycnonotidae
Genus:
   Rubigula
Scientific:
  Rubigula melanictera


Original description

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF 1789)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 13, vol. 1, part 2 1 pt2 p.941

Protonym:
  [Muscicapa] melanictera

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2656527#page/442/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  8F9DB2BCD2FDD80A

Avibase ID:
  avibase-8F9DB2BC

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8F9DB2BC


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562618

Geographic range:

  • Rubigula melanictera: Sri Lanka
English:
Black-capped Bulbul
Catalan:
bulbul encaputxat
Czech:
bulbul černochocholatý
Danish:
Sri Lanka-bulbul
German:
Kappenbülbül
Spanish:
Bulbul Carinegro
Spanish (Spain):
Bulbul Carinegro
Finnish:
töyhtöhuppubulbuli
French:
Bulbul à tête noire
Croatian:
cejlonski bulbul
Italian:
Bulbul crestanera
Japanese (romaji):
eboshihiyodori
Japanese:
エボシヒヨドリ
Lithuanian:
Juodakepuris bulbiulis
Dutch:
Ceylongoudborstbuulbuul
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svarthettebylbyl
Norwegian:
Svarthettebylbyl
Polish:
bilbil czarnoczuby
Portuguese:
bulbul-de-capacete-preto
Russian:
Ланкийский бюльбюль
Slovak:
bylbyl cejlónsky
Swedish:
ceylonbulbyl
Ukrainian:
Бюльбюль острівний
Chinese:
黑顶黄鹎
Chinese (Traditional):
黑冠黃鵯


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanictera) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanicterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanictera) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanictera) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanictera) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanictera) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanicterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanicterus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanicterus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanicterus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanicterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanicterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanicterus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanicterus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Pycnonotus melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanicterus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanictera) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanicterus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Black-capped Bulbul ( Rubigula melanicterus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pycnonotus melanicterus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Rubigula melanictera [sensu lato] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Bengali: কালাঝুঁটি বুলবুল
Catalan: bulbul encaputxat
Czech: bulbul černochocholatý
Danish: Sri Lanka-bulbul
German: Goldbrustbülbül, Kappenbülbül, Sri Lanka-Goldbrustbülbül
English: Black-capped Bulbul, Black-crested Bulbul, Black-crested yellow bulbul, Black-headed Yellow Bulbul, Black-headed Yellow Bulbul (nominate)
English, HBW: Black-capped Bulbul
English (IOC): Black-capped Bulbul
English (United States): Black-capped Bulbul
Spanish: Bulbul Carinegro, Bulbul de Cresta Negra
Spanish (Spain): Bulbul Carinegro
Spanish (HBW): Black-capped Bulbul
Finnish: töyhtöhuppubulbuli
French: Bulbul à tête noire, Bulbul à tête noire (nominal), Bulbul à tête noire (nominale), Bulbul à tête noire (race nominale)
Croatian: cejlonski bulbul
Indonesian: Burung Cucak Kuning, Cucak Kuning, Pacampéor
Italian: Bulbul crestanera
Japanese (romaji): eboshi hiyo-dori, eboshihiyodori
Japanese: エボシヒヨドリ
Japanese (Kanji): 烏帽子鵯
Scientific: [Parisoma] monacus, Aegithina atricapilla, Jora nigricapilla, Muscicapa melanictera, Parisoma [Parus] monacus, Parisoma monacus, Pycnonotus flaviventris, Pycnonotus flaviventris flaviventris, Pycnonotus melanicterus, Pycnonotus melanicterus melanicterus, R[ubigula]. aberrans, Rubigula aberrans, Rubigula melanictera, Rubigula melanicterus, Vanga Flaviventris
Lithuanian: Juodakepuris bulbiulis
Malayalam: മണികണ്ഠന്‍ 
Malay: Burung Merbah Jambul Hitam, Merbah Jambul Hitam
Dutch: Ceylongoudborstbuulbuul, Goudborstbuulbuul, Goudborst-buulbuul
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svarthettebylbyl
Norwegian: Svarthettebylbyl, Svarttoppbylbyl
Polish: bilbil czarnoczuby
Pinyin: hēi-guān huáng bēi
Portuguese: bulbul-de-capacete-preto
Portuguese (Portugal): bulbul-do-ceilão
Russian: Золотогрудый бюльбюль, Золотогрудый настоящий бюльбюль, Ланкийский бюльбюль, Чернохохлый бюльбюль
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Kalu Hisasi Kondaya
Slovak: bylbyl cejlónsky
Swedish: ceylonbulbyl, Sri Lankabulbyl
Tamil: Chenthondai Chinnaan
Thai: นกปรอดเหลืองหัวจุก
Thai (Transliteration): nók pa-ròaat lĕuaŋ hŭa-cùk
Turkish: Kara başlıklı arapbülbülü
Ukrainian: Бюльбюль острівний
Vietnamese: Chim Chào mào vàng, Chim Chào mào vàng mào đen
Chinese: 黑冠黄鹎, 黑顶黄鹎
Chinese (Traditional): 黑冠黃鵯

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