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Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า

The Sooty-headed Bulbul (Pycnonotus aurigaster) is a species of songbird in the Pycnonotidae family. It is found in south-eastern Asia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า

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Taxonomy and systematics
The sooty-headed bulbul was originally described in the genus Turdus. Alternate names for the sooty-headed bulbul include the golden-vented bulbul and several names used for other species (black-capped, red-vented, white-eared and yellow-vented bulbul).

Nine subspecies are recognized:

• Pycnonotus aurigaster chrysorrhoides - (Lafresnaye, 1845): Originally described as a separate species. Found in south-eastern China

• Pycnonotus aurigaster resurrectus - Deignan, 1952: Found in southern China and north-eastern Vietnam

• Pycnonotus aurigaster dolichurus - Deignan, 1949: Found in central Vietnam

• Pycnonotus aurigaster latouchei - Deignan, 1949: Found from eastern Myanmar to southern China and northern Indochina

• Pycnonotus aurigaster klossi - (Gyldenstolpe, 1920): Found in south-eastern Myanmar and northern Thailand

• Pycnonotus aurigaster schauenseei - Delacour, 1943: Found in south-eastern Myanmar and northern Thailand

• Pycnonotus aurigaster thais - (Kloss, 1924): Found in central and southern Thailand, central Laos

• Pycnonotus aurigaster germani - (Oustalet, 1878): Originally described as a separate species in the genus Ixos. Found in south-eastern Thailand and southern Indochina

• Pycnonotus aurigaster aurigaster - (Vieillot, 1818): Found in Java and Bali


Length: 21 cm
Wingspan:
Weight:
Longevity: 40 - 50 g
Distinctive Feature

• Vent area varies from yellow, through orange to red, depending on the subspecies.
Similar Species



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Female / Male / Juvenile

• Juveniles similar but the head is browner and the vent is paler

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Listen to the Sooty-headed Bulbul

Remarks from the Recordist

Subspecies is either schauenseei or klossi - vents tended to be red with a tinge or orange, but body colour not noted.

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Conservation status
Conservation status
Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016.3.
International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 25 March 2017



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Sighted: (Date of first photo that I could use) 9 June 2017
Location: Lanna Rama 9 Park, Chiang Mai


Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า - 10 June 2017 - Lanna Rama 9 Park, Chiang Mai

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า - 10 June 2017 - Lanna Rama 9 Park, Chiang Mai

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า - 10 June 2017 - Lanna Rama 9 Park, Chiang Mai

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า - 10 June 2017 - Lanna Rama 9 Park, Chiang Mai

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า - 10 June 2017 - Lanna Rama 9 Park, Chiang Mai

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า - 26 February 2018 - Wat Tham Pha Plong, Doi Chiang Dao

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า - 26 February 2018 - Wat Tham Pha Plong, Doi Chiang Dao

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า - 26 February 2018 - Wat Tham Pha Plong, Doi Chiang Dao

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า - 26 February 2018 - Wat Tham Pha Plong, Doi Chiang Dao

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า - 8 May 2020 - Wat Tham Prathun, Chonburi

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า - 8 May 2020 - Wat Tham Prathun, Chonburi

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า - 19 May 2020 - Wat Tham Prathun, Chonburi

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า - 19 May 2020 - Wat Tham Prathun, Chonburi

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
13 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Kaeng Krachan NP--Ban Song Nok
Observe the yellow vent

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
23 June 2020 - eBird hotspot: Kaeng Krachan NP--Ban Song Nok
Observe the yellow vent

Sooty-headed Bulbul, Pycnonotus aurigaster, นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
Sooty-headed Bulbul / นกปรอดหัวสีเขม่า
9 August 2020 - eBird hotspot: Kamphaeng Saen Airport, Nakhon Pathom
Observe the yellow vent



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