Yellow-vented (Dark-capped) Bulbul
Pycnonotus tricolor
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The dark-capped or yellow-vented bulbul is the most common and widespread bulbul in East Africa, occurring in most habitats except dense forest. The upper adult was at Oldupai (2-13); 2nd row bird, at Mwiba (1-17). The 3rd row adult was seen at Klein's Camp (upper right, 11-08), courtesy of Steve Brynes. The juvenile was seen at Gibbs Farm (4-04); click the juvenile to see more examples. The nest was photographed at Olasiti (12-12); to see a series of feeding photos click the nest photo.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Steve Byrnes, Valéry Schollaert, Karine Van der Vurst

Last Update this page: 12-31-17