Himalayan bulbul

Pycnonotus leucogenys

The Himalayan Bulbul is a species of songbird in the Pycnonotidae family.
If they are mixed with humans from a young age, they will become friendly to humans. It is found in the northern regions of the Indian Subcontinent as well as some adjoining areas. It is found in Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Tajikistan. It is the national bird of Bahrain.
Himalayan Bulbul A very pretty bird. This one was taken at Ranikhet. Kumao region, north of India are famous for some beautiful birds. I got a few in my collection and will upload soon. Geotagged,Himalayan bulbul,India,Pycnonotus leucogenys,bird,boke,color,himalayan,horizontal,india,indian,kumao,north

Appearance

Himalayan Bulbul length is about 18 cm, wingspan of 25.5 to 28 cm and the weight of an average of about 30 g. Bird's head, throat, and crest are black and white . The back side, and a lengthy tail are brown, the underside and pale yellow . Both sexes have the same color. The song is a beautiful 4-piece whistle, which resembles an accelerated Oriole whistle.
Himalayan Bulbul after going to the stylist These were common and plentiful at our trekking lodge in the Annapurna Conservation Area - Gurung Lodge. I had seen them before in India, at Rishikesh, where with their curled crests they had won me over as my favorite Bulbul.  Annapurna Conservation Area,Fall,Geotagged,Himalayan bulbul,Nepal,Pycnonotus leucogenys

Reproduction

This Bulbul is preparing a small cup-shaped nest, made of herbs, roots and twigs. the nest is usually built in the bush or low tree branch. The female lays usually three eggs, which are incubated for 12 days. The chicks leave the nest 9–11 days old. Flips are evaluated as two or three during the summer. During the breeding of this bird is very combative towards other birds.

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Status: Least concern
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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyPycnonotidae
GenusPycnonotus
SpeciesP. leucogenys
Photographed in
India
Nepal