17.5 cm and as its name indicates it has a yellow vent, and brown back with white grey grey blotched throat and chest, dark line from beak to eye and long eyelashes.The head is white with a top brown line across it that gets tufted when the bird is excited.
Lankayan Island, Sabah.
The Yellow-vented Bulbul, '' Pycnonotus goiavier'', is a member of the bulbul family of passerine birds. It is resident breeder in southeast Asia from southern Thailand and Cambodia south to Borneo and the Philippines.
It is found in a wide variety of open habitats, but not deep forest. It is one of the most common birds in cultivated areas. They appear to be nomadic, roaming from place to place regularly.
The Yellow-vented Bulbul builds a well-camouflaged but fragile, loose,.. more