Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
Size: 18 cm. Wedge-shaped tail with dull black subterminal band dignostic.
Common Morph: Mantle and breast olive-yellow; uppertail coverts and rest of the underparts bright yellow; head (including chin,throat and neck) glossy blue-black; primaries and primary coverts blackish-brown; iris blue.
Grey Morph: Breast, upper belly and collar pale grey.
Juvenile: Lacks the black head.
Andaman Bulbul was formerly included in this species.
Broadleaved and riverine forests, forest edges and mangroves. Also in open country.
Frequents the lower and middle storey. Nomadic, with flocks dispersing over a wide area. Gathers in small noisy parties to feed in fruiting trees and shrubs.
 External Links