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White-eared Bulbul

Pycnonotus leucotis


White-eared Bulbuls were named for the large white cheek patches that also cover their "ears." The head and throat are blackish and the rest of the plumage is greyish-brown, with a darker wings. The vent is orange yellow. They have pale bare eye-rings. Males and females look alike.


This bird was seen on a wide verge, adjacent to a busy highway. They inhabit scrub forests, mangroves and urban gardens. They are usually seen in pairs or small flocks,

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Spotted on May 17, 2017
Submitted on Jun 25, 2020

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