The Red-vented Bulbul (Scientific name: Pycnonotus cafer) is resident breeder across the Indian subcontinent, including Sri Lanka extending east to Burma and parts of Tibet. It is easily identified by its short crest giving the head a squarish appearance. The body is dark brown with a scaly pattern while the head is darker or black. The rump is white while the vent is red. The black tail is tipped in white. Clicked at Kalamassery in March/2014.