French: Bulbul oreillard German: Schmuckbülbül Spanish: Bulbul orejudo
Highlands of Sri Lanka.
20 cm; 36–37 g. A striking, rotund bulbul. Crown, lores, cheeks, forehead, eyestripe and moustachial stripe are black; head adorned with bristly yellow tufts to rear of... read more
Often calls when flying between trees; main vocalization an even-tempo, energetic series of 2... read more
Forest and adjacent wooded farms, gardens and regrowth, in mid-canopy, thickets and dense... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on fruit. Gathers in small flocks at fruiting trees, often accompanying mixed-species flocks. Fairly shy; generally keeps to dense... read more
Feb–May and Aug–Oct. Nest a fairly substantial cup-shaped structure, made from moss, with some leaf fragments, pieces of dry... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Sri Lanka EBA. Abundant in Central Province of Sri Lanka. Not at any... read more
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