Collared Finch-billed Bulbul
Estimated Wild Population
Collared finch-billed bulbuls have a blue head, white-streaked cheeks, and a white band around the front of their throat. These birds feature a thick ivory bill and an olive-green body, which help them blend into their treetop habitat. They are typically monogamous, and females build cup-shaped nests in trees.
Interesting Fact 1
Collared finch-billed bulbuls were named after the patch of white feathers around their neck, which resembles a collar.
Interesting Fact 2
They are a common backyard bird throughout eastern and southeastern Asia.
Interesting Fact 3
Primarily a frugivore, prefering to feast on fruit, they also eats seeds and insects.
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