black head, crown, and around eye; yellow vent (South Africa; 2007-07-05)

Dark-capped (or Black-eyed) Bulbul
Pycnonotus tricolor

Native Range: Africa

Notes: closely related to Red-eyed Bulbul but has black (rather than red) around the eye; a common and gregarious bird of garden habitats with bushes and trees.

brown throat; creamy whitish underparts(South Africa; 2007-07-05)

dorsal view; brown upperparts (South Africa; 2007-06-26)

ventral view; black throat grading to brown (South Africa; 2007-06-25)

pert attitude with crest raised (South Africa; 2007-07-05)