Styan's Bulbul Pycnonotus taivanus

Family: Pycnonotidae (Bulbuls)

Authority: Styan, 1893

Red List Category

Criteria: A2ce+3ce+4ce

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Justification of Red List category
This bulbul qualifies as Vulnerable, as it has undergone a rapid decline as a result of hybridisation with spreading Chinese Bulbul populations. Declines have been further compounded by habitat loss.

Population size: 10000-19999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 9,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Pycnonotus taivanus. Downloaded from on 22/05/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 22/05/2022.