Dark-capped (Yellow-vented) 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, Shambarai swamp (9-18). The right 4th row bird was seen at Klein's Camp (11-08), courtesy of Steve Brynes. The juvenile was seen at Gibbs Farm (left 4th row, 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; the lower adult was also at Olasiti (5-21).
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copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Steve Byrnes, Valéry Schollaert, Karine Van der Vurst, Paul Oliver

Last Update this page: 6-18-21