Date 6th Dec 2019 Daily Current Affair-Red Whiskered Bulbul
Red Whiskered Bulbul
Paper: GS 3
Subject: Environment and Ecology
Topic: Conservation of species
- The red-whiskered bulbul(Pycnonotus jocosus), or crested bulbul, is a passerine bird found in Asia.
- It is a member of the bulbul It is a resident frugivorefound mainly in tropical Asia.
- It has been introducedin many tropical areas of the world where populations have established themselves.
- It feeds on fruits and small insects.
- Red-whiskered bulbuls perch conspicuously on trees and have a loud three or four note call. They are very common in hill forests and urban gardens within their range.
- It is under Least Concerned Status of IUCN Red List.