Andaman Bulbul

Andaman Bulbul / Brachypodius fuscoflavescens

Andaman Bulbul

Here the details of the Andaman Bulbul named bird below:

SCI Name:  Brachypodius fuscoflavescens
Protonym:  Brachypodius fuscoflavescens Stray Feathers Vol. 1, N° 2, 3 & 4, A new Genus of the Malurinæ - Blanfordius p. 297-298
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Pycnonotidae /
Taxonomy Code:  andbul1
Type Locality:  Port Mouat and Mount Harriet, South Andaman, Andaman Islands.
Publish Year:  1873
IUCN Status:  


(Pycnonotidae; Ϯ Black-headed Bulbul B. atriceps) Gr. βραχυς brakhus  short; ποδιον podion  little foot  < dim. πους pous, ποδος podos  foot; "the species has a good deal the character of an Alcippe  ...  excepting in its very small tarsi and toes" (Blyth 1845); "there remains that of Lanius melanocephalus, Gm., and its congeners, for which I can find no appellation, and shall therefore designate Brachypodius.  ...   Brachypodius, nobis.    1. Br. entilotus [sic], (Jardine and Selby), Ill. Orn., 2nd series. (Non vidi.) Hab. Malacca.   2. Br. poiocephalus, (Jerdon). Southern India.   3. Br. melanocephalus, (Gmelin): Turdoides atriceps, Temminck. Malay countries, extending northwards to Arracan and Tipperah.   4. Br. cinereoventris, Nobis.  ...  Inhabits Tipperah.   5. Br. tristis, nobis.  ...  inhabits Penang.  ...  6? Br.? criniger, A. Hay.  ...  Inhabits Malacca." (Blyth 1845); "Brachypodius Blyth, 1845, Journ. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, 14, p. 576. Type, by original designation, Lanius melanocephalos Gmelin [1788, Syst. Nat., 1, pt. 1, p. 309 ( not Lanius melanocephalos Gmelin 1788, Syst. Nat., 1, pt. 1, p. 301) = Turdus atriceps Temminck 1822]." (Deignan in Peters, 1960, IX, p. 227).
Synon. Brachypus, Micropus, Prosecusa.

L. fuscus  brown, dusky; flavescens, flavescentis  golden-yellowish  < flavescere  to become golden  < flavere  to be golden-yellow  < flavus yellow, golden-yellow.