Adult feeding on gobful of fig fruit-flower (Ficus benjamina?)

Adult feeding on fig fruit-flower (Ficus benjamina?)
Adult feeding on gobful of fig fruit-flower (Ficus benjamina?)
Species: Sooty-headed Bulbul   Pycnonotus aurigaster
Author: ColinTrainor
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Added to IBC: 24 Oct 2013 - 05:04
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Altitude (m): 
4 meters
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An Introduced bird; not covered in Fieldguide "Birds of Timor-Leste"

Seems to be more common than Sooty-headed Bulbul, another recent Introduction

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Birds of the Indonesian Archipelago
Greater Sundas and Wallacea
The first ornithological field guide covering the vast chain of the Indonesian archipelago, with over 2,500 illustrations, describes all 1,417 bird species known to occur in the region, including 601 endemics, 98 vagrants, eight introduced species and 18 species yet to be formally described. Together these represent over 13% of global bird diversity.


ColinTrainor, IBC1038130. Accessible at

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ColinTrainor, IBC1038130. Photo of Sooty-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus aurigaster at Dili, Timor. Accessible at

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