African red-eyed bulbul

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African red-eyed bulbul
African Red-eyed Bulbul, Pycnonotus nigricans.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pycnonotidae
Genus: Pycnonotus
Species: P. nigricans
Binomial name
Pycnonotus nigricans
(Vieillot, 1818)
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The African red-eyed bulbul or black-fronted bulbul (Pycnonotus nigricans) is a species of songbird in the Pycnonotidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

Communal bathing[edit]

One of the birds remains on watch as the others clean their feathers - Tswalu Kalahari Reserve, South Africa


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