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Zamboanga Bulbul - BirdForum Opus

Photo by Rob Hutchinson
Zamboanga, Western Mindanao, Philippines, February 2006
Hypsipetes rufigularis

Ixos rufigularis


24 cm

  • Dark brown crown with narrow greyish streaks
  • Olive-brown upperparts


Basilan and Zamboanga Peninsula of western Mindanao Islanda, southern Philippines


This is a monotypic species[1].

Formerly placed in genus Ixos.


Moist lowland forests and forest edges.


There is little known about the behaviours of this species.


Their diet consists mostly of fruit, probably supplemented by insects.


  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. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved October 2014)

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