Native Animals

Alophoixus ochraceus

Ochraceous Bulbul
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
ver 3.1, 2016
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SSN 20660
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Taxonomy

The taxonomic status is pending for approval

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Description

Measuring around 23 cm in length, the Ochraceous Bulbul or locally known as Merbah Berjanggut Gunung (Jeyarajasingam & Pearson, 2012) in Malay is a songbird species belongs to Pycnonotidae (Bulbul) family. The adult has a greyish brown upperpart, and olive coloured mantle together with rufescent uppertail coverts and rump. It also has greyish brown on sides of the head along with white throat and chin.

The Ochraceous Bulbul is endemic across the Sundaland region where it can be found in Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (BirdLife International, 2016). In Peninsular Malaysia, this species appears to be common at the lower elevations up to the submontane level (Strange & Jeyarajasingam, 1993; Jeyarajasingam & Pearson, 2012). It can also be found throughout the mountains in Borneo (Phillips, 2014).

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2016 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1
2012 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
3.1
2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
N/A
1988 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
N/A

Location

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  • Negeri Sembilan 1
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Specimen

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3

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References

Article
  1. Ramli, R., Ya'cob, Z. & Hashim, R. (2009). Diversity of Birds in Kenaboi Forest Reserve, Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Science 28 (4): pp. 465-480
Book
  1. MNS Bird Conservation Council. 2015. A Checklist of the Birds of Malaysia Second Edition. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Nature Society - Bird Conservation Council, Malaysia. pp. 60.
  2. Dunning Jr, J. B. (2007). CRC handbook of avian body masses, Volume 2. CRC Press , United States of America. pp. 1-643.
  3. Hazebroek, H.P., Adlin, T.Z. & Sinun, W. (2011). Danum Valley: The Rain Forest. Natural History Publications (Borneo), Malaysia. pp. 615.
  4. Strange, M. & Jeyarajasingam, A. (1993). A Photographic Guide to Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. Sun Tree Publishing, Singapore. pp. 270.
  5. Myers, S. (2009). A Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo. Simon Papps, Singapore. pp. 272.
  6. Omar, R. (2018). Birds of the Forests of Peninsular Malaysia: A Photographic Guide. Strategic Information and Research Development Centre, Malaysia. pp. 351.
  7. Jeyarajasingam, A. (2012). A Field Guide to the Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press, Oxford. pp. 449.
  8. Phillipps, Q. (2014). Phillipps' Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo: Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei and Kalimantan. Third Edition. John Beaufoy Publishing Ltd., United Kingdom. pp. 337, 372.
  9. Rosla, M. (2014). Burung-burung di Semenanjung Malaysia: Hak Milik Kita yang Terlepas Pandang, Volume 1. Red Door To Hunt, Malaysia. pp. 369.
Checklist
  1. Senarai Nama-nama Burung Semenanjung Malaysia dan Asia Tenggara (1981)

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Mrs. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Ms. Fatin Qurratul 'ain Binti Saberam, Ms. Norayuni Binti Ramlee, Mrs. Nur Hazwanie Binti Abd Halim, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas, Ms. Nursyafiqa Madzlen, Ms. Nurul Atikah Abu Bakar, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Species Citation :- Alophoixus ochraceus. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/20660. [Retrieved 24 May 2022].

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