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Photo by balticbird
Taken at La Mangrove, Madagascar

Alternative names: Madagascar Bulbul; Madagascan Bulbul; Madagascar Black Bulbul

Hypsipetes madagascariensis



Madagascar and the islands of Aldabra and Iles Glorieuses.



Three subspecies are recognized[1].

  • H. m. madagascariensis
  • H. m. grotei
  • Îles Glorieuses (Indian Ocean, between Aldabra and Madagascar)
  • H. m. rostratus
  • Aldabra




  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/

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