White-headed Bulbul

The White-headed Bulbul is a songbird species in the bulbul family . It is the sometimes separated in a monotypic genus Cerasophila .

The White-headed Bulbul is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The White-headed Bulbul (Hypsipetes thompsoni) is a songbird species in the bulbul family (Pycnonotidae). It is the sometimes separated in a monotypic genus Cerasophila (literally meaning "cherry-lover"). It is found in Burma, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is not considered a threatened species by the IUCN. Footnotes - 1. More

White-headed Bulbul Hypsipetes thompsoni 2 at Km 36, Doi Inthanon on 17th and 2 in flight at Km 9 concrete road, Chiang Dao on 20th. Lesser Shortwing Brachypteryx leucophrys 1 seen and others heard frequently at Km 37.5 trail, Doi Inthanon. White-browed Shortwing Brachypteryx montana 2 males at the boardwalk marsh atop Doi Inthanon. Brown Prinia Prinia polychroa 1 at Canal road, Chiang Mai on 23rd. More

White-headed Bulbul Hypsipetes thompsoni at Doi Inthanon National Park, Thailand, January 2009. More

giant chedis, White-headed Bulbul was a welcome distraction, and a little further down I got a brief look at a Spectacled Barwing. Along the way many side trails looked interesting, but time meant I continued to walk downhill. I continued to see new species; White-throated Fantail, Slender-billed Oriole and Grey-chinned Minivet all put in a welcome appearance, and finally a family party of Grey Bushchats were at the campsite. More

Nuthatch, White-headed Bulbul and a pair of Black-breasted Thrushes. Heading south we faired equally well, in just 2 days we managed 5 Spoon-billed Sandpipers, Blue Pitta, Grey Peacock-Pheasant, Ferruginous Partridge and White-fronted Scops-Owl. Blue skies welcomed us as we arrived into Chiang Mai International Airport, the heart of northwest Thailand. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Pycnonotidae
Genus : Hypsipetes
Species : thompsoni
Authority : (Bingham, 1900)