Stripe-throated Bulbul

The mainly Indochinese range of Stripe-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus finlaysoni reaches China in southern Yunnan, where race eous is a rare resident of lowland secondary forests. Has diagnostic streaky lemon-yellow throat, chin, cheeks, and forehead. Upperparts brownish-greenish with yellowish tinge to wings and tail. Underparts greyish with some white streaking on breast. Undertail coverts lemon-yellow. Bill black; feet brown. Loud song consists of short, perky sentences, repeated continuously. — Craig Brelsford

THE BULBULS OF CHINA

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White-throated Bulbul Alophoixus flaveolus
Puff-throated Bulbul A. pallidus
Striated Bulbul Alcurus striatus
Grey-eyed Bulbul Iole propinqua
Ashy Bulbul Hemixos flavala
Chestnut Bulbul H. castanonotus
Mountain Bulbul Ixos mcclellandii
Brown-eared Bulbul Hypsipetes amaurotis
Black Bulbul H. leucocephalus
Black-headed Bulbul Brachypodius melanocephalos
Black-crested Bulbul Rubigula flaviventris
Crested Finchbill Spizixos canifrons
Collared Finchbill S. semitorques
Stripe-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus finlaysoni
Flavescent Bulbul P. flavescens
Brown-breasted Bulbul P. xanthorrhous
Light-vented Bulbul P. sinensis
Red-whiskered Bulbul P. jocosus
Yellow-vented Bulbul P. goiavier
Red-vented Bulbul P. cafer
Sooty-headed Bulbul P. aurigaster
Himalayan Bulbul P. leucogenys

See also:

Styan’s Bulbul Pycnonotus taivanus

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Daniel Bengtsson served as chief ornithological consultant for Craig Brelsford’s Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of China, from which this species description is drawn.

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