Common Bulbul

Pycnonotus barbatus - Bulbul des jardins

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Pycnonotidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pycnonotus

  • Species
    :

    barbatus

Descriptor

Desfontaines, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 23 à 60 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus) is a species of bird in the Pycnonotidae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Pycnonotus barbatus barbatus (Morocco to Tunisia)
  • Pycnonotus barbatus inornatus (s Mauritania and Senegal to w Chad and n Cameroon)
  • Pycnonotus barbatus gabonensis (c Nigeria and c Cameroon to Gabon and s Congo)
  • Pycnonotus barbatus arsinoe (e Chad, n and c Sudan and e Egypt)
  • Pycnonotus barbatus schoanus (se Sudan, w, c and e Ethiopia, Eritrea)

Foreign names

  • Bulbul des jardins,
  • Bulbul Naranjero,
  • Engole-malagueta,
  • Graubülbül,
  • barna bülbül,
  • Grauwe Buulbuul,
  • Bulbul comune,
  • Trädgårdsbulbyl,
  • Hagebylbyl,
  • bylbyl bradatý,
  • bulbul zahradní,
  • Berberbulbul,
  • kyläbulbuli,
  • bulbul de ventre blanc,
  • Garðaglymur,
  • bilbil ogrodowy,
  • dārzu bulbulis,
  • bulbul,
  • Бородатый настоящий бюльбюль,
  • アフリカヒヨドリ,
  • 黑眼鹎,
  • 羽鬚鵯,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Desert : Hot ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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