Red-whiskered Bulbul

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Red-whiskered Bulbul
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Pycnonotus
Species: P. jocosus
Binomial name
Pycnonotus jocosus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms

Otocompsa emeria

The Red-whiskered Bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus) is a species of bird. It belongs in the family Pycnonotidae. It is found mainly in tropical Asia. It has been introduced in many tropical areas of the world. It feeds on fruits and small insects. Their calls are loud. They are very common in many hill forests and urban gardens.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2009). Pycnonotus jocosus. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2008. Retrieved on 3 November 2009.