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Dark capped bulbul

Pycnonotus barbatus


This small, inquisitive little bird is an opportunistic omnivore feeding on fruits, nectar, insects and spiders. It is mainly dull in colouration but has a lovely flash of bright yellow on its underside. They have a small crest which they raise in display. They are often seen together in mated pairs.

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Maria dB
Maria dB 3 years ago

perhaps put the second photo first?

Emnambithi-Ladysmith Local Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Lat: -28.74, Long: 29.83

Spotted on Nov 27, 2011
Submitted on Feb 13, 2012

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