Orange-spotted Bulbul

The Pycnonotus bimaculatus (scientific name) or orange-spotted bulbul is a native of the forest edges and meadows in Indonesia, Java, Bali and Sumatra. It is a small bird, with a height not exceeding 10 inches. With a white underbelly, and brownish upper parts and wing, this bird is named so because of the two orange spots on either side of its beak, slightly above the eyes. The face has a slightly yellow colour to it merging with the brown. And the wing feathers have a faint outline of pale yellow. Its diet is comprised mostly of fruits and berries. This bird is a monogamous breeder, with an average clutch having 3-5 eggs which are incubated in cup-shaped nests for 11-14 days. Its IUCN listing is the LEAST CONCERN.

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