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 Post subject: Bulbul: Dark-capped (Blackeyed)
Unread postPosted: Thu Sep 14, 2006 3:03 pm 
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Dark-capped (Blackeyed) Bulbul (Pycnonotus tricolor)

Also known as Yellow-vented Bulbul, Common Bulbul

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Other names:
Afrikaans: Swartoogtiptol
German: Graubülbül
French: Bulbul des jardins
Dutch: Grauwe buulbuul

This is a distinctive, adaptable and very bold bird which has readily taken to living alongside humans. It is omnivorous which makes it superbly adapted to life around the restaurant areas in the game parks.


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Isn;t this also commenly known as a geel gatjie??

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Loams wrote:
Isn;t this also commenly known as a geel gatjie??


We used to call them a "Bottergat" (Butter Ass) when I was a child. Some of my friends called it a "Geelgatvink".

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As you guys mentioned, also known as 'Bottergat', 'Geelgat' or even 'Pietgeelgat'

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They always brighten my garden with there cheerful and happy songs.
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I have a partial leucistic also known as Pied or Piebald effect, DCBB in my garden. Very odd looking bird. :lol:

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and again some birds...

Image around Olifants

Image around Punda Maria

Thanks very, VERY MUCH :D

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Interesting collection of birdies, anne-marie! :wink: I think I can help with some of them.

1. a very chilly blackeyed bulbul
2. again a blackeyed bulbul

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 Post subject: Bulbul: Dark-capped
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:lol: This "new sub-specie" does pop up this time of the year when all kinds of well-known feathered friends don their aloe pollen masks.

Some years ago I got very excited about a red-faced strain of bulbuls :lol:

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This is what makes some aloe species so very special - when there is little else for the animals to feed on, guess what... these aloes are in full bloom!


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 Post subject: Re: Dark-capped (Blackeyed) Bulbul
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