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Black-fronted Bulbul

Pycnonotus nigricans (Vieillot, LJP 1818)

The African red-eyed bulbul or black-fronted bulbul is a species of songbird in the family Pycnonotidae. It is found in south-western Africa. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and riverine scrub. It feeds on fruit, flowers, nectar, and insects. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pycnonotidae
Genus:
   Pycnonotus
Scientific:
  Pycnonotus nigricans


Original description

Citation:
  (Vieillot, LJP 1818)

Reference:
   Nouv. Dict. Hist. Nat. nouv. éd. 20 p.253

Protonym:
  Turdus nigricans

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18041079


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9EF3E0791165218D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9EF3E079

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9EF3E079


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562621

Geographic range:

  • Pycnonotus nigricans nigricans: southwestern Angola to Namibia, Botswana, and northern South Africa
  • Pycnonotus nigricans superior: east central South Africa and Lesotho
English:
Black-fronted Bulbul
Catalan:
bulbul d'ulls vermells africà
Czech:
bulbul rudooký
Danish:
Rødøjet Bulbul
German:
Feueraugenbülbül
Spanish:
Bulbul Encapuchado
Spanish (Spain):
Bulbul Encapuchado
Finnish:
punasilmäbulbuli
French:
Bulbul brunoir
Croatian:
crvenooki bulbul
Hungarian:
afrikai vörösszemű bülbül
Icelandic:
Grímuglymur
Italian:
Bulbul frontenera
Japanese (romaji):
akameafurikahiyodori
Japanese:
アカメアフリカヒヨドリ
Lithuanian:
kaukėtasis bulbiulis
Dutch:
Maskerbuulbuul
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudbrillebylbyl
Norwegian:
Rødbrillebylbyl
Polish:
bilbil czerwonooki
Portuguese:
Tuta-de-olhos-vermelhos
Russian:
Чернолицый бюльбюль
Slovak:
bylbyl kapucňový
Serbian:
Crnočeli bulbul
Swedish:
rödflikig bulbyl
Ukrainian:
Бюльбюль червоноокий
Chinese:
红眼鹎
Chinese (Traditional):
黑額鵯


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Bulbul brunoir ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Bulbul brunoir ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Pycnonotus nigricans [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Pycnonotus nigricans [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Pycnonotus nigricans [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Black-fronted Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
African Red-eyed Bulbul ( Pycnonotus nigricans) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pycnonotus nigricans [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pycnonotus nigricans [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Rooioogtiptol
Bulgarian: Черночел бюлбюл
Catalan: bulbul d'ulls vermells africà
Czech: Bulbul rudooký
Danish: Rødøjet Bulbul
German: Feueraugenbülbül, Maskenbülbül
English: African Redeyed Bulbul, African Red-eyed Bulbul, Black fronted Bulbul, Black-fronted Bulbul, Redeyed Bulbul, Red-eyed Bulbul
English, HBW: Black-fronted Bulbul
English (IOC): African Red-eyed Bulbul
English (United States): Black-fronted Bulbul
English (South Africa): African Red-eyed Bulbul
Spanish: Bulbul de Ojos Rojos, Bulbul Encapuchado
Spanish (Spain): Bulbul Encapuchado
Spanish (HBW): Black-fronted Bulbul
Finnish: Punasilmäbulbuli
French: Bulbul brunoir
Croatian: crvenooki bulbul
Hungarian: afrikai vörösszemű bülbül
Icelandic: Grímuglymur
Italian: Bulbul frontenera, Bulbul occhirossi
Japanese (romaji): akameafurikahiyodori
Japanese: アカメアフリカヒヨドリ
Kwangali: Mburukutji
Scientific: Pycnonotus nigricans, Pycnonotus nigricans nigricans, Turdus nigricans
Lithuanian: kaukėtasis bulbiulis
Dutch: Maskerbuulbuul
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudbrillebylbyl
Norwegian: Rødbrillebylbyl
Polish: bilbil czerwonooki
Portuguese: Tuta-de-olhos-vermelhos
Portuguese (Portugal): bulbul-de-capuz
Russian: Масковый бюльбюль, Масковый настоящий бюльбюль, Чернолицый бюльбюль
Slovak: bylbyl kapucňový
Serbian: Crnočeli bulbul
Sotho, Southern: Hlakahlothoana
Swedish: Afrikansk rödögd bulbyl, rödflikig bulbyl
Tswana: Rramorutiakolê
Turkish: Afrika arapbülbülü
Ukrainian: Бюльбюль червоноокий
Chinese: 红眼鹎
Chinese (Traditional): 黑額鵯

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