del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.
Red List criteria met
Red List history
IUCN Red List criteria met and history
Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as often common (del Hoyo et al. 2005), while the population in China has been estimated at c.10,000-100,000 breeding pairs (Brazil 2009).
Trend justification: The population is estimated is to be increasing following recorded range expansions in recent years (del Hoyo et al. 2005).
Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Hemixos castanonotus. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/chestnut-bulbul-hemixos-castanonotus on 26/09/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org on 26/09/2023.