Red-vented Bulbul - Pycnonotus cafer

Length 9.1 in (23.0 cm)
Weight 1.0-1.4 oz (28-40 g)
Clutch Size 2-4
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:EU, AS, OC, Islands

The Red-vented Bulbul is native to the Indian subcontinent but has been introduced to other places including Fiji, Hawaii, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Argentina and New Zealand. It is on the list of the world's 100 worst invasive alien species.

They feed on fruits, vegetables, flower buds, and insects. Hawaii considers them a pest because of damages to Oahu orchards and because they aggressively chase native birds.

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