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Bulbul
Brown-eared bulbul, Hypsipetes amaurotis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Family: Pycnonotidae

Bulbuls are a family of birds living in Africa, the Middle East and southern Asia. They are passerine songbirds. There are about 130 species in 24 genera.

Many live in forests: the greenbuls, brownbuls, leafloves, or bristlebills. Most African species are found in rainforests whilst in Asia they live in more open areas.

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These birds are colorful on their eyes and on their tail.

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