Yellow-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus penicillatus

Family: Pycnonotidae (Bulbuls)

Authority: Blyth, 1851

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small global range, and although it remains common in suitable habitats and can tolerate modified habitats, its distribution and population size are likely to have been negatively affected by habitat loss and degradation. However, its population is not regarded as severely fragmented or restricted to only a few locations, thus it is considered Near Threatened.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 6,900 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Pycnonotus penicillatus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2021.