Sunday, July 1, 2012

Black-capped Bulbul (Pycnonotus melanicterus)


Black-capped Bulbul is a locally common breeding resident of forests, well wooded areas and adjoining home gardens from lowlands to mid hills, while more common in wet zone and riverine habitats of the dry zone. It lives as pairs or small family parties. Its food mainly consists on fruits, berries and insects. The breeding season is from March to April and again in August-September. The nest is a small cup well concealed among foliage of a low bush or small tree. 

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