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GALLERIES > BIRDS > SYLVIOIDEA > PYCNONOTIDAE > LIGHT-VENTED BULBUL [Pycnonotus sinensis]



Light-vented Bulbul Photo @ Kiwifoto.com
 
 
Location: Beijing, China
GPS: 40.4N, 116.0E, elev=2,861' MAP
Date: January 1, 2014
ID : B13K5022 [4896 x 3264]

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SPECIES INFO

The Light-vented Bulbul (also Chinese Bulbul), Pycnonotus sinensis, is a bird and a member of the bulbul family.

Characteristic

The particular characteristic is the large white patch covering the nape and the sides of its black head. It also sings very brightly and variably with a 'cha-ko-lee...cha-ko-lee...' sound.

Populations

They are common in East Asia. The population can be found in Hong Kong, mainland China, Taiwan, Korea and Japan.

The birds of Taiwan are of an endemic subspecies.





                                     



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