Bulbuls (Pycnonotidae)

Grey-headed Greenbul (Phyllastrephus poliocephalus) - HBW 10, p. 217

French: Bulbul à ventre jaune German: Goldbauchbülbül Spanish: Bulbul Ventriamarillo
Other common names: Yellow-bellied Greenbul

Taxonomy: Xenocichla poliocephala Reichenow, 1892, Buea, 1200 m, Mount Cameroon, Cameroon.
Forms a superspecies with P. flavostriatus; has been considered conspecific by some authors, but is much larger, differs significantly in plumage characters, and lacks the distinctive song of that species. Monotypic.

Distribution: Extreme SE Nigeria (Obudu Plateau) and W Cameroon (Banyang Mbo and Mt Manengouba S to Mt Cameroon).

  • Near Threatened
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