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Trans Seram highway, Seram, Moluccas, Indonesia, 19 September 2019
Hypsipetes affinis

Alophoixus affinis
Thapsinillas affinis



Endemic to Seram and Ambon, Southern Moluccas, Indonesia.


Formerly included in Golden Bulbul together with Northern Golden Bulbul and Buru Golden Bulbul.


Two subspecies recognized[1]:

  • H. a. affinis on Seram
  • H. a. flavicaudus on Ambon




  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, D Donsker, and P Rasmussen (Eds). 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1 DRAFT). Doi 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. http://www.worldbirdnames.org/

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