white and red spots on face; prominent crest (California, USA; 2009-07-05)

Red-whiskered Bulbul
Pycnonoyus jocosus

Native Range: Oriental Region

Notes: introduced outside its native range, e.g. into southern California where it has established feral populations.

no sexual dimorphism (California, USA; 2009-07-05)

red on vent area, white spots under tail (California, USA; 2009-07-05)

dark 'spur' extending onto breast (California, USA; 2009-07-05)

posing for a portrait (Hawaii, USA; 2007-04-01)

note how the crest can be expanded (Hawaii, USA; 2007-04-01)

posing in a coy posture (Hawaii, USA; 2007-04-01)