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Black-and-white Bulbul

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Photo by Dave B Forest of Belum, Malaysia
Photo by Dave B
Forest of Belum, Malaysia
Pycnonotus melanoleucos


[edit] Identification

16–18 cm (6¼-7 in) Male

  • Blackish-brown overall plumage

[edit] Distribution

South-easte Asia: found in peninsular Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Siberut Island and Borneo

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

[edit] Habitat

Broadleaved evergreen forest, gardens and cultivation, peat-swamp forest and overgrown plantations, up to 1800 m.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their main diet consists of fruits; they also eat caterpillars and insects.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from
  2. BirdLife International
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved August 2015)

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