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Usually seen in pairs or small flocks, white-cheeked bulbuls are medium-sized songbirds named for their prominent white cheek patches. Males and females look alike.

Did You Know?

The white-eared bulbul is found in south-western Asia from India to the Arabian peninsula.

Quick Facts

Latin Name:
Pycnonotus leucotis

Middle East and Western Asia

Grassland, shrubland and woodland

7 to 7.5 in

Zoo Location:
Birds of the World

Fruit and insects