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Pycnonotus finlaysoni

Includes: Pale-eyed Bulbul

Subspecies eous. Photo by jaray
Location: Kaoyai NP / Thailand



Cambodia, China, Laos, Malaysia, Burma, Thailand, and Vietnam.


Subspecies davisoni may be split as "Pale-eyed Bulbul" leaving subspecies eous and finlaysoni as "Stripe-throated Bulbul" (strict sense).


Taxa we include here which Clements recognises [1]:

  • Pycnonotus f. davisoni: "Pale-eyed Bulbul". South Myanmar (delta of the Irrawaddy River)
  • Pycnonotus f. eous: South east Myanmar to south west China (southern Yunnan), Thailand and southern Indochina
  • Pycnonotus f. finlaysoni: Malay Peninsula (south Myanmar and Isthmus of Kra to Malacca)


Moist lowland forests and montanes.



  1. Clements, J. F., P. C. Rasmussen, T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, A. Spencer, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2023. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2023. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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