烏頭鶲 Formosan Bulbul
學名: Pycnonotus taivanus
英名: Formosan Bulbul
Family : Pycnonotidae (鵯科). Length: 18-19 cm.
Pycnonotus taivanus is endemic to Taiwan (BirdLife International 2001). It is found in eastern Taiwan in the coastal plains and hills of Haulien county and Taitung county, in the Huatung valley and as far west as Litao and north to Chungta and Hojen, in southern Taiwan at Hengchun and Kenting in southern Pingtung county, and as far north as Fangshan and Fengkang on the south-west coast of Taiwan.
It is 18 cm long, Green-grey bulbul. Black cap and moustachial stripe. Greyish-white ear-coverts chin and belly, and darker grey breast. Grey rump and green-grey back. Grey upperwing-coverts, primaries and tail broadly fringed yellow-green. Similar spp. Chinese Bulbul P. sinensis has white stripe through eye extending to hind crown. Black cheeks and ear-coverts with white spot on ear-coverts.