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Red-whiskered bulbul (पहाड़ी बुलबुल) (Pycnonotus jocosus) / #MyBirdCount 00052 | by आशुतोष झुड़ेले
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Red-whiskered bulbul (पहाड़ी बुलबुल) (Pycnonotus jocosus) / #MyBirdCount 00052

The red-whiskered bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus) is a passerine bird found in Asia. It is a member of the bulbul family. It is a resident frugivore found mainly in tropical Asia. It has been introduced in many tropical areas of the world where populations have established themselves. It feeds on fruits and small insects and they conspicuously perch on trees and their calls are a loud three or four note call. They are very common in hill forests and urban gardens within its range.

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Taken on April 14, 2016