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Red-vented bulbul

Pycnonotus cafer


A Red-vented bulbul spotted in the hills near Ella, Sri Lanka. A common bird in Sri Lanka, the red-vented bulbul is easily identified by its short crest giving the head a squarish appearance. The body is dark brown with a scaly pattern while the head is darker or black. The rump is white while the vent is red. The black tail is tipped in white.

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Uva Province, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Mar 23, 2018
Submitted on Sep 27, 2020

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