Monday, 10 February 2014

Pycnonotus cafer (Red-vented Bulbul) - Sikkim Bird

Pycnonotus cafer (Red-vented Bulbul)

Venue: Sungdung, Rongli, East Sikkim

Date: January 5, 2014

Pic: Swarup Rai

Scientific classification

Kingdom:       Animalia
Phylum:          Chordata
Class:             Aves
Order:            Passeriformes
Family:           Pycnonotidae
Genus:            Pycnonotus
Species:           P. cafer

Binomial name: Pycnonotus cafer (Linnaeus, 1766)

Other Names:  red-vented bulbul

Special feature:  It is included in the list of the world's 100 worst invasive alien species.

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