Pycnonotus leucotis


The White-eared Bulbul (Scientific name: Pycnonotus leucotis) who called out to say it was nearby. It was so close I had difficulty focusing . This species is very similar in appearance to the Himalayan white-cheeked bulbul Pycnonotus leucogenys but smaller and uncrested and with a larger white cheek patch. It has a pale bare eye-ring. The vent is orange yellow. (Wiki) Clicked at Qurum Park in Muscat, Oman in Feb/2016.

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