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Yellow-vented Bulbul

Yellow-vented Bulbul

Scientific name: Pycnonotus goiavier
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae

Also called: White-spectacled bulbul and White-eyed bulbul

The Yellow-vented Bulbul is a resident breeder in southeast Asia from southern Thailand and Cambodia south to Borneo and the Philippines. It is found in a wide variety of open habitats, but not deep forest. It is one of the most common birds in cultivated areas.

It appears to be nomadic, roaming from place to place regularly. The Yellow-vented Bulbuls eats berries and small fruits. They also sip nectar, nibble on young shoots, and take some insects.

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Canon EOS 30D ,Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM
1/3200s f/4.0 at 300mm ISO 400 full exif

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