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Mating displays of two garden bird species..... (0)

12:38 AM by , under

I was so lucky to collect some pictures of two different bird species, most probably on their mating season this week.The two species were, the Red-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer)& the Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis).It was so beautiful the bird life was.Here are some brief description of the above two species.This was written with the courtesy of Wikipedia.

Red-vented Bulbul

The Red-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer) is a member of the bulbul family of passerine birds. It is resident breeder in tropical southern Asia from India and Sri Lanka east to Burma and southwestern China. It has been introduced and has established itself in the wild in many Pacific islands including Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, and Hawaii. It has also established itself in parts of Dubai, the United Arab Emirates and New Zealand. It is included among the world's worst invasive alien species.

Spotted Dove

The Spotted Dove (Streptopelia chinensis), also known as the Spotted Turtle Dove, is a pigeon which is a resident breeding bird in tropical southern Asia from Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka east to south China and Southeast Asia. It is also known as the Chinese Dove, Mountain Dove, or Lace-necked Dove.

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