Red-vented bulbul

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Red-vented bulbul
P. c. bengalensis (Kolkata, India)
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Pycnonotus
Binomial name
Pycnonotus cafer
(Linnaeus, 1766)

The red-vented bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer) is a species of bird. It belongs in the family Pycnonotidae.

The bird is found in tropical southern Asia from India and Sri Lanka east to Burma and southwestern China. It has been introduced to many Pacific islands including Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, and Hawaii. It has also been introduced in parts of Dubai, the United Arab Emirates and New Zealand. It is included among the world's worst introduced species.[2]

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