The red-whiskered bulbul also known as the crested bulbul is not often mistaken for any other species of Australian bird. It’s spiky black crest, white cheeks and splash of red whiskers make it stand out from the flock. These birds are not timid around humans and are commonly found in urban areas where they live in parks, gardens and creeks. They eat fruit and small insects. The word bulbul may have come from a Turkish or Persian word for nightingale, bolbol ♥
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