Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bulbuls :: Red-whiskered Bulbul

Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Mauritius - Dec, 1998 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Doi Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand - 2003 © Paul Huang 
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Nw. India to s. China, se. Asia, and n. Malay Peninsula;
(1) W. and c. India.
(2) India (n. Bombay, w. Rajasthan, and n. Maharashtra).
(3) Nepal and n. India (Punjab e. to Arunachal Pradesh).
(4) E. India from Ganges Delta s. to Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu), Bangladesh, n., w., and s. Burma including Arakan Hills, and sw. Thailand.
(5) Andaman Is.
(6) E. Himalayas of ne. India, s. Tibet, n. Burma, and s. China (w. and s. Yunnan).
(7) Ex. s. Burma (s. Tenasserim), Thailand, n. Malay Peninsula, and s. Indochina. The Laos population is tentatively assigned to this race.
(8) N. Vietnam and s. China (s. Guangdong including Nao Chow Tao).
(9) Se. China (Guizhou e. to Guangxi, e. Guangdong and Hong Kong).
Introduced in the se. United States (Florida), Hawaii (Oahu), Mauritius, e. Saudia Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Nicobar Is., Borneo (Brunei), Singapore, Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur, Melaka, and Penang), e. and se. Australia (Victoria, e. New South Wales and ce. Queensland).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Hong Kong Birdwatching Society
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Hong Kong Birdwatching Society


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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