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Grey-cheeked Bulbul - BirdForum Opus

Photo by wengchun
Malaysia, January 2017
Alophoixus tephrogenys


21·5–23 cm (8½-9 in)

  • Erectile hind-crown crest


South-east Asia: found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand


Formerly considered conspicific with Brown-cheeked Bulbul. Palawan Bulbul was formerly included in this species.


Four subspecies recognized[1]:


Broad-leafed woodland and mixed deciduous forest and forest edges.



Their varied diet consists of both fruit and insects.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved July 2015)

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