Archive for 'Pycnonotidae'

Himalayan bulbul (Pycnonotus leucogenys)

A beautiful pose of a bird you’ll hear and see throughout the Himalayas. Here it’s on its way to drinking water provided by a house owner during the dry season. It sounds like this: Elevation: 1460 meters Aperture: ƒ/5.6 Camera: NIKON D4S Focal length: 800mm ISO: 2200 Shutter speed: 1/320 s

Himalayan bulbul (Pycnonotus leucogenys)

A bird with lovely simple vocalizations that you hear throughout Bhutan and the Himalayas and is one of 9 species in Bhutan. You will see this common species on a prayer flag pole, a roof top, on a power line, or in a tree. Out in the open or wherever it prefers it will babble […]

Red-vented bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer)

No matter how common a species is I love to capture them when they have positioned themselves in an aesthetic or artistic way, and this one was in no rush to leave this branch. Bhutan has 9 species of bulbuls, so there is plenty of opportunities to capture them in beautiful locales. It sounds like […]