Red-vented Bulbul


Scientific Name: Pycnonotus cafer
Common Name: Red-vented Bulbul
Other Names: Kala Bulbul, Bulbuli, Guldum

Identifying Features: red vent, white rump, brown scaly body, short black crest, black head

Fun Facts:

  • Red-vented Bulbul id a vocal bird. It has distinctive calls for greeting and begging and two different alarming calls as well.
  • Bulbul is aggressive by nature and considered as the worst invasive species in the world where it has been introduced.


This image was clicked by Nitoo Das at IP College campus in July 2013.

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