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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), Northern Golden Bulbul (longirostris), Buru Golden Bulbul (mystacalis), Moluccan Bulbul
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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