Chlorocichla Prigoginei Bird

Prigogine\'s Greenbul / Chlorocichla prigoginei

Chlorocichla Prigoginei Bird

English Name:  Prigogine's Greenbul
Latin Name:  Chlorocichla prigoginei
Protonym:  Chlorocichla prigoginei Rev.Zool.Bot.Afr. 75 p.392
Taxonomy:  Passeriformes / Pycnonotidae / Chlorocichla
Taxonomy Code:  prigre1
Type Locality:  
Author:  DeRoo
Publish Year:  1967
IUCN Status:  Endangered


(Pycnonotidae; Ϯ Yellow-bellied Greenbul C. flaviventris) Gr. χλωρος khlōros  yellow; κιχλη kikhlē  thrush; "a9. Bill rather stout and conical, measuring at gape more than the hind toe itself without claw; bill shorter than head. . . . .18. CHLOROCICHLA   ...   18. CHLOROCICHLA.  ...   1. Chlorocichla flaviventris.   ...   General colour above olive-brown  ...  cheeks and under surface of body sulphur-yellow   ...   under tail-coverts yellow like the abdomen   ...   2. Chlorocichla occidentalis.   ...   3. Chlorocichla gracilirostris.   ...   4. Chlorocichla gracilis." (Sharpe 1882); "Chlorocichla Sharpe, 1881, Cat. Birds Brit. Mus., 6, p. 3, 112. Type, by subsequent designation, Reichenow, Vög. Afr., 3, p. 388, Trichophorus flaviventris Smith." (Rand in Peters, 1960, IX, p. 260).

Dr Alexandre Prigogine (born Aleksandr Romanovich Prigozhin) (1913-1991) Russian/Belgian ornithologist, geologist, chemist, sponsor of expeditions to tropical Africa (‡Caprimulgus, Chlorocichla, Cinnyris, syn. Geokichla cameronensis graueri, subsp. Linurgus olivaceusPhodilus, subsp. Sylvia lugens).