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Himalayan Bulbul

Himalayan Bulbul - Photograph by Ron Saldino

Himalayan Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucogenys), also called White cheeked Bulbul, is a scarce resident in Haryana. This bird is found in wooded areas like Morni Hills and Kalesar forest. Slightly smaller than the Myna, it is distinguished by its black head, white cheeks and yellow patch under tail. Another similar looking species is the White-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis).

Order: PASSERIFORMES   Family: Pycnonotidae   Size: 20 cm   Wingspan: 27 cm   Local Name: Kushandra or Bhooroo

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