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The Himalayan Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucogenys) or White Cheeked Bulbul Pictures and Detail

The Himalayan Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucogenys)  (Click to Tweet)

Around my native village in the Baijnath Town of Himachal Pradesh, it is very common to see Himalayan Bulbul birds. I love their sweet voice and beautiful look. I love to chase them with my camera whenever I visit my village. (updated 20-02-2020) Bulbul birds are very attentive birds and in the picture below, you can see a White Cheeked (Himalayan) Bulbul bird closing monitoring something. Also, check pictures of Red-Vented Bulbul

The scientific name of Himalayan Bulbul is Pycnonotus leucogenys. These birds come under the category of songbirds because of their sweet voice. They belong to the Pycnonotidae family of birds. Mostly, we find these birds in pairs and sometimes in the groups. 
I love the god gifted hairstyle of these birds which is sharper in male Himalayan Bulbul birds and we can find many similar hairstyles in many young males, It looks that they must have copied it from Himalayan Bulbul bird. It is a small bird …