A front view of an adult.

A front view of an adult.
Species: Red-vented Bulbul   Pycnonotus cafer
Author: Greg Baker
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Added to IBC: 29 Aug 2018 - 12:09
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Altitude (m): 
1544 meters


The status of sub-species of Red-vented Bulbul in central Bhutan seems complicated.  They are usually assumed to be intermedius but this looks more like sanfordi or at least an intergrade.

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Greg Baker, IBC1515482. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1515482.

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Greg Baker, IBC1515482. Video of Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer at Yongkola, Bhutan. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1515482.

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