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Black-eyed Bulbul

Black-eyed Bulbul
Photo Information
Copyright: Carl Landsberg (Jakkals) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 187 W: 3 N: 587] (2813)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-05-25
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/50 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-07-17 12:20
Viewed: 4342
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This Black-Eyed Bulbul was photographed eating from the flower in the background.
Comments are welcome.

Main diet items for this bird ...
The Dark-capped Bulbul feeds on the ground, on the wing and in foliage mainly
Breeding and nesting habits for this bird ...
The Dark-capped Bulbul is monogamous unless its mate dies. In the event of a partner dying Pycnonotus tricolor will seek out a new mate
The nesting habit of Dark-capped Bulbul is to create the nest in branches of a tree or shrub. The bird lays eggs which are brown in colour and number between 2 to 3
Habitat and flocking behaviour for this bird ...
The preferred habitats for Dark-capped Bulbul are: woodlands . The Dark-capped Bulbul is also at home in wetland and bushveld areas.
You will normally see the Dark-capped Bulbul in pairs or flocks and not as single birds.
Names of this avian species in other languages ...
Xhosa ... Ikhwebula
Zulu ... iPhothwe/iPogota
Afrikaans ...Swartoogtiptol
German ... Gelbsteiblbl, Graublbl
Portuguese ... Tuta-negra
French ... Bulbul tricolore
Dutch ... Grauwe Buulbuul

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Hello Carl,
A very pleasant image indeed with beautiful soft colours in great quality. Well done and best wishes.

Hello Carl,
Very nice captured of this Bulbul, good sharpness, lovely natural colours and nice composition, very well taken,
Thanks for sharing and have a goodnight,
Best Regards,

Great shot my man,

Lovely action capture here my friend, good light control under the shade conditions, great job and well done,
Best regards,


Hello Carl,

a nice image from this Buul buul taken by you.
Good pov and sharpness with great pov and details.
Fine colors.


  • Great 
  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2011-07-17 22:33]

nice image of dark capped bulbul. good angle, contrast, sharpness and lighting. tfs.

  • Great 
  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-07-18 0:48]

Hello Carl,
Good photo of this Grauwe Buulbuul in nice sharpness and beautiful natural colours. Taken from an excellent POV. Good DOF too.

Ciao Carl, lovely bird in nice pose, beautiful natural ambientation, fine details, excellent sharpness, wonderful natural colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Carl
Interesting bird and beautiful photo with very good composition and wonderful colours.

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