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Red-whiskered Bulbul

Pycnonotus jocosus

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Red-whiskered Bulbul
Pycnonotus jocosus


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13 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Thanks Martin for information... Must record on Oriental Birds and Cornell Bird Labs... It will be important...

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago

I recall seeing the bulbul with its red cheeks and pointy hairstyle in Sydney Australia. They have become established in Sydney and even cold Melbourne possibly as escaped caged birds.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Leuba.. thanks for sharing your experience.. They are not seen in urban areas mostly seen in rural and semi forest and forest areas in hills.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

This is flagship bird of Western ghats... Its whistles are so sweet and you always love to listen them...
http://avocet.zoology.msu.edu/recordings...

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

I love these birds - As a child in India, I used to see them every morning in our garden in Kodaikanal, calling so beautifully..their numbers seemed to decrease over the years obviously with forests being demolished and with urbanisation. I do hope they are not endangered in the Ghats- maybe the bird guys Ashish, Satyen or Atul would know..

Great photo Sree Ram !

SreeRamR
SreeRamR 9 years ago

@KarenL..
i found this in a park in OOTY

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

lovely!

freelancing
freelancing 9 years ago

Shape of beak, head, etc. looks very much like the Tufted Titmouse we have in Texas - minus these beautiful colors.

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Beautiful spot!
Welcome to Project Noah Sree!
This is native to Asia but the map shows this as being spotted in Canada. Did you see this bird in an aviary or wildlife park?

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Gran cuadro de pintura muy bello

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Very nice capture SreeRam

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Sriram here is your bird's matching race...
http://orientalbirdimages.org/search.php...

SreeRamR
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Spotted on Mar 27, 2012
Submitted on Mar 27, 2012

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