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White-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis) I was waiting for asian paradise flycatcher female to appear again.. And suddenly on this perch this bulbul sat and started preening and side by side was checking my activity to be on safe side.. <br />
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White-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis)

I was waiting for asian paradise flycatcher female to appear again.. And suddenly on this perch this bulbul sat and started preening and side by side was checking my activity to be on safe side..
Was too close so got nice and sharp shots..

    comments (4)

  1. Excellent shot! I just came back from Sri Lanka where I also had great difficulty getting a good shot of paradise fly catchers, glad you found this instead! Posted 5 years ago
    1. thanks.. Btw did u get the rufous morph or white of flycatcher.. They are quite famous amongst photographers.. Especially the males Posted 5 years ago
      1. Yes I saw it. Unfortunately my photo of it is terrible, it was far away and a lot of twigs obstructed a clear view. The white one is gorgeous! Posted 5 years ago
        1. Yes it is..
          Posted 5 years ago

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The white-eared bulbul is a member of the bulbul family. It is found in Kuwait, Bahrain, mid and southern Iraq, southern Iran,tehran iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, north-western India, in parts of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and on the Arabian peninsula. The species was earlier considered a conspecific of ''Pycnonotus leucogenys''.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by abhitap
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By abhitap

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Uploaded Oct 31, 2014. Captured Oct 12, 2014 10:21.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/7.1
  • 1/1600s
  • ISO800
  • 230mm