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Alternative Name: Halmahera Golden-Bulbul

Photo showing Adult by martinuk
Location: Foli, Halmahera, Maluku Utara, Indonesia, October, 2009
Hypsipetes chloris

Alophoixus chloris; Thapsinillas chloris



Endemic to Halmahera, Moluccas, Indonesia, South-east Asia


This species was split from Northern Golden Bulbul. Golden Bulbul included this and other related taxa like Buru Golden Bulbul and Seram Golden Bulbul. Both Clements and IOC place this species in the genus Hypsipetes [1],[2]; Howard and Moore [3] and HBW place it in Thapsinillas [4].


This is a monotypic species [1].




  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. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2014. IOC World Bird Names (version 4.3). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.

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