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Common bulbul

Tropics·Bird

These birds nest throughout the year, although there is a peak in breeding around the beginning of the rainy season. These birds lay two or three eggs in a rigid thick-walled nest. The female incubates the eggs while the male provides food for her.

  • Conservation StatusLeast Concern
  • Life span11 years
  • Body sizearound 7 in.
  • Native habitat Forests, savannahs, shrublands, wetlands, and deserts of Africa
  • DietFruits, nectar, seeds, and insects
Violet-backed starling Emerald starling

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