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Yellow-vented bulbul, Eastern Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier, นกปรอดหน้านวล

The Yellow-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus goiavier), or Eastern Yellow-vented Bulbul, is a member of the bulbul family of passerine birds. It is resident breeder in southeastern Asia from Indochina to the Philippines. It is found in a wide variety of open habitats, but not deep forest. It is one of the most common birds in cultivated areas. They appear to be nomadic, roaming from place to place regularly.

Yellow-vented bulbul, Eastern Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier, นกปรอดหน้านวล

Range map from www.oiseaux.net - Ornithological Portal Oiseaux.net
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Taxonomy and systematics
The Yellow-vented Bulbul was originally classified in the genus Muscicapa.

Subspecies
Six subspecies are recognized:

• P. g. jambu - Deignan, 1955: Found from southern Myanmar to southern Indochina

• P. g. analis - (Horsfield, 1821): Originally described as a separate species in the genus Turdus. Found on Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and nearby islands, Java, Bali, Lombok and Sumbawa

• P. g. gourdini - Gray, GR, 1847: Originally described as a separate species in the genus Ixos. Found on Borneo, Maratua and Karimunjava Islands

• P. g. goiavier - (Scopoli, 1786): Found in northern and north-central Philippines

• P. g. samarensis - Rand & Rabor, 1960: Found in central Philippines

• P. g. suluensis - Mearns, 1909: Found in southern Philippines


Behaviour and ecology
The Yellow-vented Bulbul builds a well-camouflaged but fragile, loose, deep, cup-shaped nest from grass, leaves, roots, vine stems, and twigs. The nest is untidy on the outside, but it is neatly lined with plant fibers. It may be built in a wide range of places from low bushes to high trees. This is a species adapted to humans and may even nest in gardens. The Yellow-vented Bulbul lays 2–5 eggs in February to June.

The Yellow-vented Bulbuls eats berries and small fruits. They also sip nectar, nibble on young shoots, and take some insects.


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Conservation status
Yellow-vented bulbul, Eastern Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier, นกปรอดหน้านวล
Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22712731A94346183.
doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22712731A94346183.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018.



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Sighted: (Date of first photo that I could use) 24 June 2017
Location: Perdana Botanical Garden, Kuala Lumpur

Yellow-vented bulbul, Eastern Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier, นกปรอดหน้านวล
Yellow-vented bulbul - นกปรอดหน้านวล - 24 June 2017 - Perdana Botanical Garden, Kuala Lumpur

Yellow-vented bulbul, Eastern Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier, นกปรอดหน้านวล
Yellow-vented bulbul - นกปรอดหน้านวล - 25 June 2017 - FRIM Wetland, Kuala Lumpur

Yellow-vented bulbul, Eastern Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier, นกปรอดหน้านวล
Yellow-vented bulbul - นกปรอดหน้านวล - 26 June 2017 - Taman Tasik Ampang Hilir, Kuala Lumpur

Yellow-vented bulbul, Eastern Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier, นกปรอดหน้านวล
Yellow-vented bulbul - นกปรอดหน้านวล - 26 June 2017 - Taman Tasik Ampang Hilir, Kuala Lumpur

Yellow-vented bulbul, Eastern Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier, นกปรอดหน้านวล
Yellow-vented bulbul - นกปรอดหน้านวล - 26 June 2017 - Taman Tasik Ampang Hilir, Kuala Lumpur

Yellow-vented bulbul, Eastern Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier, นกปรอดหน้านวล
Yellow-vented bulbul - นกปรอดหน้านวล - 26 June 2017 - Taman Tasik Ampang Hilir, Kuala Lumpur

Yellow-vented bulbul, Eastern Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier, นกปรอดหน้านวล
Yellow-vented bulbul - นกปรอดหน้านวล - 1 July 2017 - Genting Highlands
Taking cover from the rain in the trees in front of the parking house

Yellow-vented bulbul, Eastern Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier, นกปรอดหน้านวล
Yellow-vented bulbul - นกปรอดหน้านวล - 1 July 2017 - Genting Highlands
Taking cover from the rain in the trees in front of the parking house

Yellow-vented bulbul, Eastern Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier, นกปรอดหน้านวล
Yellow-vented bulbul - นกปรอดหน้านวล - 1 July 2017 - Genting Highlands
Taking cover from the rain in the trees in front of the parking house

Yellow-vented bulbul, Eastern Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier, นกปรอดหน้านวล
Yellow-vented bulbul - นกปรอดหน้านวล - 1 July 2017 - Genting Highlands
Taking cover from the rain in the trees in front of the parking house

Yellow-vented bulbul, Eastern Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pycnonotus goiavier, นกปรอดหน้านวล
Yellow-vented bulbul - นกปรอดหน้านวล - 1 July 2017 - Genting Highlands
Taking cover from the rain in the trees in front of the parking house



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