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Light-vented Bulbul

Pycnonotus sinensis (Gmelin, JF 1789)

The light-vented bulbul, also called the Chinese bulbul, is a species of bird in the bulbul family found in central and southern China, Hong Kong, Macao, northern Vietnam, southern Japan and Taiwan, with occasional records from South Korea. A common species of songbird that favors lightly wooded habitats, it can frequently be seen in towns, suburbs and urban parks within its range. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF 1789)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 13, vol. 1, part 2 1 pt2 p.942

Protonym:
  [Muscicapa] sinensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2656437


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  BC0FE100E2170F0E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-BC0FE100

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/BC0FE100


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562626

Geographic range:

  • Pycnonotus sinensis sinensis: central and eastern China (Sichuan and southern Shaanxi) east to Jiangsu, and south to Guangxi, Guangdong and Fujian; also isolated sites in Beijing and Hebei); partially migratory, some moving in winter to central Vietnam, Hainan, and South Korea
  • Pycnonotus sinensis hainanus: S China (sw Guangdong and s Guangxi); n Vietnam; Hainan
English:
Light-vented Bulbul
German:
Chinesenbülbül
Spanish:
Bulbul Chino
Finnish:
kiinanbulbuli
French:
Bulbul de Chine
Italian:
Bulbul culchiaro
Chinese:
白头鹎


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Light-vented Bulbul ( Pycnonotus sinensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Light-vented Bulbul [sinensis or hainanus] ( Pycnonotus sinensis [sinensis or hainanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Light-vented Bulbul ( Pycnonotus sinensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Light-vented Bulbul ( Pycnonotus sinensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Light-vented Bulbul ( Pycnonotus sinensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Light-vented Bulbul ( Pycnonotus sinensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Light-vented Bulbul ( Pycnonotus sinensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Light-vented Bulbul ( Pycnonotus sinensis) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Light-vented Bulbul ( Pycnonotus sinensis) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Pycnonotus [sinensis or formosae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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German: Chinesenbülbül
English: Light-vented Bulbul, Light-vented Bulbul [sinensis or hainanus]
Spanish: Bulbul Chino
Finnish: kiinanbulbuli
French: Bulbul de Chine, Bulbul de Chine (sinensis), Bulbul de Chine [sinensis ou hainanus]
Italian: Bulbul culchiaro
Scientific: Muscicapa [] sinensis, Muscicapa sinensis, Pycnonotus sinensis, Pycnonotus sinensis [sinensis or hainanus], Pycnonotus sinensis sinensis
Mongolian: алаг толгой, толгои алаг шагшуур, шарь шувуухай
Mongolian, Chakhar (Peripheral): алаг толгой, толгои алаг шагшуур, шарь шувуухай
Thai: นกปรอดจีน
Vietnamese: Bông lau Trung Quốc
Chinese: 白头鹎

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