Flame-throated bulbul

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Flame-throated bulbul
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Flame-throated bulbul at Dandeli, India
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Pycnonotus
P. gularis
Binomial name
Pycnonotus gularis
(Gould, 1836)
  • Brachypus gularis protonym
  • Pycnonotus melanicterus gularis
  • Brachypus rubineus Jerdon, 1839[2]
  • Rubigula gularis

The flame-throated bulbul (Rubigula gularis) is a bird found in south western India. It eats fruit and insects, and lives in thick bushes and trees. It is a part of the bulbul family of birds and is yellow with a black head and red neck.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2016). "Pycnonotus gularis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T103826116A104339313. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T103826116A104339313.en.
  2. Jerdon, T.C. (1839). "Catalogue of the birds of the peninsula of India..." Madras Journal of Literature and Science. 10: 234–269.
General references
  • Grimmett, Inskipp and Inskipp Birds of India. ISBN 0-691-04910-6
  • Rasmussen P.C., and J.C. Anderton 2005. Birds of South Asia. The Ripley guide. Volume 2: attributes and status. Smithsonian Institution and Lynx Edicions, Washington D.C. and Barcelona.