Thursday, May 19, 2011

Yellow-browed Bulbul (Iole indica)

Locally common bird in wooded areas and near by gardens of wet zone and dense forests of dry zone. It ascends about 1500m of hills and absent in extreme North. Yellow-browed Bulbul occurs as two sub species in Sri Lanka and wet zone race (Iole indica guglielmi) is endemic to Sri Lanka. It feeds on insects and fruits. Usually found in as small flocks.

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