An immature bird feeding on a papaya on a feeding table.

An immature bird feeding on a papaya on a feeding table.
Species: Red-vented Bulbul   Pycnonotus cafer
Subspecies: haemorrhousus
Author: Pieter de Groot Boersma
Sunday, July 1, 2007
Added to IBC: 4 Jun 2009 - 13:52
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Altitude (m): 
683 meters


At the Blue Magpie Lodge.

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Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1171958. Accessible at

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Pieter de Groot Boersma, IBC1171958. Video of Red-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus cafer at Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka. Accessible at

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