Saturday, February 8, 2014

Red-whiskered Bulbul at Hebbal Lake, Bangalore

Hebbal Lake in north Bangalore is favorite spot for various colorful birds. People have identified nearly 100 spices of birds here.



One such beautiful bird is Red-whiskered Bulbul.  



This bird is about 20 centimeters in length with brown upper-parts and whitish underparts. It has a tall pointed black crest, red face patch. The tail is long and brown with white terminal feather tips, but the vent area is red.


27 comments:

sandyland said...

gorgeous

Jeevan said...

Lovely capture! I have seen this kind of Bulbul in Kodaikanal

Phil Slade said...

A colourful bulbul Rajesh. Thank you for sharing your pictures. I'll bet the lake is very good for bird watching.

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Amazing!!!

Adam Jones said...

What a nice looking bird.

Jane said...

Great captures!

Christian Weiß said...

Beautiful bird.

Pearl Maple said...

wow that is impressive to have 100s of bird species for the wildlife watchers to appreciate

Sridharan Srinivasan said...

It is beautiful indeed.

Karen said...

WHat an interesting looking bird!

Pallavi said...

He is a beauty !

DeniseinVA said...

Fascinating bird and great shots!

Gunilla Bäck said...

What a pretty bird!

Jen said...

Nice. I don't think we have those here. Thanks for sharing.

WordsPoeticallyWorth said...

Nice bird.

Thank you. Love love, Andrew. Bye.

Pia said...

I never saw this kind of bird. So beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

Ramakrishnan Ramanathan said...

Beautiful bird - very common in Bangalore parks !

TexWisGirl said...

what a cool looking bird!

HansHB said...

Beautiful!

HansHB said...

A lovely serie!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

What a pretty bird -- and I love its name.

magiceye said...

Beautiful

Meoww said...

Oh yes! This red whiskered bulbul is such a delight to watch. I remember its shrill cry when it used to come to our home in Bangalore. Lovely shot!

Yogi Saraswat said...

Great

vinisha shah said...

such a cute bird and the capture too :)

Abhijit Ray said...

Nice capture.

D.Nambiar said...

Such a pretty bird.