Black-headed Bulbul

Brachypodius melanocephalos - Bulbul cap-nègre

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Pycnonotidés

  • Genus
    :

    Brachypodius

  • Species
    :

    melanocephalos

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1788

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 20 à 30 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Bulbul cap-nègre
adult
Bulbul cap-nègre
adult

Black-headed Bulbul (Brachypodius melanocephalos) is a species of bird in the Pycnonotidae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Brachypodius melanocephalos melanocephalos (ne India and Bangladesh though Southeast Asia to the Greater Sundas and w Philippines)
  • Brachypodius melanocephalos hyperemnus (w Sumatran islands)
  • Brachypodius melanocephalos baweanus (Bawean I.. n of Java.)
  • Brachypodius melanocephalos hodiernus (Maratua I.. off e Borneo.)

Foreign names

  • Bulbul cap-nègre,
  • Bulbul cabecinegro,
  • bulbul-de-cabeça-preta,
  • Schwarzkopfbülbül,
  • feketefejű bülbül,
  • Zwartkopbuulbuul,
  • Bulbul testanera,
  • svarthuvad bulbyl,
  • Svarthodebylbyl,
  • bylbyl čiernohlavý,
  • bulbul černohlavý,
  • Sorthovedet Bulbul,
  • mustahuppubulbuli,
  • bulbul capnegre,
  • bilbil czarnogłowy,
  • Черноголовый настоящий бюльбюль,
  • Cucak kuricang,
  • ズグロヒヨドリ,
  • 黑头鹎,
  • นกปรอดทอง,
  • 黑頭鵯,

Voice song and cries

Bulbul cap-nègre
adult

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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