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Golden Bulbul Thapsinillas affinis chloris   - Adult
Golden Bulbul
Photographer : © Yann Muzika
Location :Weda, Halmahera, Indonesia
Date : 5 September 2013
English synonyms:Seram Golden Bulbul (affinis, flavicaudus), Northern Golden Bulbul (longirostris, aureus, platenae, chloris, lucasi), Southern Golden Bulbul (affinis, flavicaudus, mysticalis), Buru Golden Bulbul (mystacalis), Moluccan Bulbul, Togian Golden Bulbul (aureus), Sangihe Golden Bulbul (platenae), Halmahera Golden Bulbul (chloris), Obi Golden Bulbul (lucasi), Sula Golden Bulbul (longirostris), Banggai Golden Bulbul (harterti)
Bird Family :Pycnonotidae - Asian Bulbuls, Finchbills & Malia
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to Indonesia.

Preliminary comparisons of sound-recordings made during various visits to northern Wallacea suggest that T. longirostris might comprise several species, given consistent differences in their plumage and vocals. - FER
Ref: Rheindt, F.E. (2010): New biogeographic records for the avifauna of Taliabu (Sula Islands, Indonesia), with the preliminary documentation of two previously undiscovered taxa. Bull. Brit. Orn. Cl. 130 (1): 33-51

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