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Medium sized bird. Red vent (obviously). Small crest that is sometimes raised.Feathers give a scaly appearance.
My rooftop terrace where I put out over ripe bananas for birds and civet- cats. It also brings its chicks...the same way its parents introduced it.
This bird sings sweetly and is extremely territorial; pugnaciously so. It chases away crows which are much larger in size and simply won't let the red-whiskered bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus) even peck at the food I put out...not even when there is enough to spare!