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Crested. Red feathers on cheeks; hence the name. Front is white; vent is red. A slender, very elegant-looking bird with the most melodious of calls...liquid music almost.
The bananas I have started to put out are now a magnet for birds. So, along with the more territorial and aggressive red-vented bulbuls, I have these more-shy and easily- scared bulbuls too. They sit patiently on my clothesline and wait till the Asian Koel leaves and then fly down to eat a little. Initially only one bird used to come; today there were two.
Lovely to welcome them especially when confined to the house because of the Corona lockdown