The Red-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus Cafer) pictures, video and Detail

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A Red-vented Bulbul

Red-vented Bulbul 


Red-vented Bulbuls are common and mostly noisy Bulbul birds. As compared to other varieties of Bulbuls, this variety of Bulbul is more confident and aggressive.

The scientific name of this Bulbul is Pycnonotus Cafer. These Bulbuls are invasive in nature and they have successfully established them in many parts of the world and hostile environments.

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Love Birds- Pair of  Red-vented Bulbul
Red-vented Bulbuls are also social in nature and they love to live in groups. This best way to identify them is the dark red color on the vent. It is common to see pairs of red-vented bulbul. We can identify male and female red-vented Bulbuls through their size, color and hairs around the head.

Male red-vented bulbuls are bigger in size, they have sharp colors and more hairs around the head and neck.
Red-vented Bulbul, Himachal,
Red-vented Bulbul (Himachal Pradesh) 

Red-vented Bulbuls are basically resident birds of the Indian subcontinent. Red vented Bulbul eat fruits, berries, insects, nectars and flowers. The good about Red vented Bulbul that we can find male red-vented Bulbul very curious in nature.
Red-vented Bulbul, Checking me, Male,
A Male Red-vented Bulbul Checking on Me

Many times, male red-vented Bulbul tries to come close to me or inquire about me when I try to take their pictures. These birds live in my neighborhood; therefore, we meet many times.

In the month of Feburary, we can watch red-vented Bulbul eats new grown flowers of cannabis. Some people do keep these birds in cages because of their sweet voice; however, i do not like it. I request all to not put birds in cages.

Sometimes, these birds do take away left away food from our dog's food bowl.

As we go close to red-vented Bulbuls, they also start recognizing you and don't find your presence ackward.


Both it is also important to not put unnecessary pressure on these birds and stay calm while taking pictures.

Red-vented Bulbul are not endangered species and we can hope that they will stay with us for a long time.

However, constant cutting of trees and increasing human interference is threatening many such birds.

It is easy to observe red-vented bulbul in India because they are found in many parts.

Red-vented Bulbul, Friend
A Red-vented Bulbul Friend
With the help of these pictures and information, I can hope that people find it easy to identify them.

Red-vented Bulbul, pose
A Pose by Red-vented Bulbul


Video of Red-vented Bulbul 

Here is a short video of a red-vented male Bulbul.

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