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The elegant red whiskered bulbul I happened to see this bird in the Nilgiris,Tamil Nadu.  Pycnonotus jocosus,Red Whiskered Bulbul Click/tap to enlarge

The elegant red whiskered bulbul

I happened to see this bird in the Nilgiris,Tamil Nadu.

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The red-whiskered bulbul is a passerine bird found in Asia. It is a member of the bulbul family. It is a resident frugivore found mainly in tropical Asia. It has been introduced in many tropical areas of the world where populations have established themselves. It feeds on fruits and small insects and they conspicuously perch on trees and their calls are a loud three or four note call.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by sdechn006
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Uploaded Jul 14, 2016. Captured May 13, 2014 12:24.
  • Canon IXUS 145
  • f/6.9
  • 1/202s
  • ISO640
  • 40mm