By courtesy of Joseph Y.K. Siu
The crested bulbul has a distinctive black pointed crest and a red patch behind the eyeXthe whiskers, a feature of the adult birds. It is also known as the red-whiskered bulbul. Crested bulbuls belong to the bulbul family, originally found in India, Nepal, Bengaladesh, Burma and South China; their breeding season is April to June. The birds often appear in a small pack and are noisy; their call is clear and cheerful. They can be seen everywhere on campus.
1. The Birds of Hong Kong and South China (Chinese edition) , Clive Viney, Karen Philips and Lam Chiu Ying,
Hong Kong Government Information Service, 1989.
2. http://www. honoluluzoo.org/red-whiskered_bulbul.htm