Red-whiskered Bulbul

Pycnonotus jocosus

FAMILY PYCNONOTIDAE

(BULBULS)

Habitat: Lightly wooded areas, open country with bushes and shrubs, and farmland

Distribution: Tropical Asia, now found in Australia, America and other parts of the world

Diet: Fruits and small insects

Distinguishing features: Tall pointed black crest, red face patch, thin black whiskers, long brown tail with white feather tips and a red vent area

10-Sep-2011

Pic: Sudhir Singh

10-Sep-2011