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Photo by Romy Ocon
Subic rainforest, Zambales province, Philippines, February 2006
Hypsipetes philippinus



Southeast Asia: endemic to the Philippines


Mindoro Bulbul and Visayan Bulbul were formerly included in this species.
All three were formerly placed in genus Ixos


  • H. p. philippinus:
  • Luzon, Marinduque, Catanduanes, Polillo and adjacent small islands
  • H. p. parkesi:
  • H. p. saturatior:
  • Samar, Leyte, Cebu, Bohol and Mindanao and adjacent small islands


Forest edge, advanced second growth and forest.



  1. Clements, JF. 2010. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2010. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/Clements%206.5.xls/view
  2. Avibase

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