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Seychelles Bulbul

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Hypsipetes crassirostris
Photo by iainhawkPhoto taken: Seychelles.
Photo by iainhawk
Photo taken: Seychelles.


[edit] Identification

A brown bird, shaggy black crest, orange beak and legs.

[edit] Distribution


[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Habitat

Forests, scrub and gardens.

[edit] Behaviour

It builds a circular nest of palm fibres, twigs and grass, in trees and scrubland and 2 white spotted eggs are laid. They are incubated for 15 days and fledging occurs 21 days after hatching.

The diet includes fruits, insects, lizards and bird eggs.

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