Cabanis's greenbul

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Cabanis's greenbul
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Phyllastrephus
Species:
P. cabanisi
Binomial name
Phyllastrephus cabanisi
(Sharpe, 1881)
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Synonyms
  • Criniger cabanisi
  • Phyllastrephus fischeri cabanisi
  • Phyllastrephus modestus
  • Phyllastrephus sucosus

Cabanis's greenbul (Phyllastrephus cabanisi), also known as Cabanis's bulbul, is a species of songbird in the bulbul family, Pycnonotidae. It is found in east-central and south-central Africa. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist montane forest, and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland.

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Taxonomy and systematics

Cabanis's greenbul was originally described in the genus Criniger . The common name and Latin binomial commemorates the German ornithologist Jean Louis Cabanis. [2] Formerly, some authorities considered the placid greenbul to be a subspecies of Cabanis's greenbul, or Cabanis's greenbul to be a subspecies of Fischer's greenbul.

Subspecies

Two subspecies are recognized: [3]

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References

  1. BirdLife International (2018). "Phyllastrephus cabanisi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species . 2018: e.T22712890A132103411. doi: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22712890A132103411.en . Retrieved 17 November 2021.
  2. Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. pp. 73–74.
  3. "Bulbuls « IOC World Bird List". www.worldbirdnames.org. Retrieved 2017-05-02.