Collared finch-billed bulbul

Latin Name
Spizixos semitorques

Class
Birds

Order
Passeriformes

Description

The collared finch-billed bulbul has a blue head, white band at the front of the throat and green body. The wings and tail feature a black band at the edges.


 

Range

This species can be found in China, Taiwan and Vietnam.


Status

This songbird species is common throughout its range.


Habitat

The collared finch-billed bulbul favors hilled forests at moderate elevations.


Niche

Primarily a frugivore, the collared finch-billed bulbul also eats seeds and insects.


Life History

This species is typically monogamous. Females build nests in trees in which to lay their eggs.




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