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Yellow-bearded Greenbul - BirdForum Opus

Alternative name: Yellow-bearded Bulbul

Criniger olivaceus


18 cm

  • Dark olive plumage
  • Yellow throat
  • Pale olive underparts and vent
  • Paler lores
  • Blue eye-ring


West Africa: found from Senegambia to Ghana and Ivory Coast


This is a monotypic species[1].


Primary and evergreen semi-deciduous forest.



The diet consists mainly of insects, but they also eat small fruit.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved November 2014)
  3. BirdLife International

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