(Last Updated on : 07-06-2013)
The Black crested bulbul belongs to the bulbul family of passerine birds. It resides in the tropical southern Asia from India and Srilanka east to Indonesia.
The Black crested Bulbul is a forest bird and also resides in dense scrub. The normal clutch is two to four eggs. The Black crested Bulbul is nineteen centimeters in length and has a long tail. The upper parts of the body are olive green in colour and the under parts are bright yellow in colour. The head throat and crest of the bird are black in colour. The male and the female have similar feathers but the young birds are duller than the adults. The flight is bouncing like that of the woodpecker. Black crested bulbuls live on fruits and insects.