Red-vented Bulbuls eat a variety of Berries and insects. Here it has caught a beetle.

Red-vented Bulbuls eat a variety of Berries and insects. Here it has caught a beetle.
Species: Red-vented Bulbul   Pycnonotus cafer
Author: Ravindra Prasher
Date: 
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Added to IBC: 21 Jun 2012 - 22:12
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337 meters
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They keep the prey at the tip of the beak and keep chirping while looking around as if to display the catch. The chirping in this situation is very unique and one can judge from the sound that there is one with food in the beak.

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Citation

Ravindra Prasher, IBC1001922. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1001922.

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Ravindra Prasher, IBC1001922. Photo of Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer at Panchkula, India. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1001922.

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