What kind of bird is Light-vented Bulbul? Characteristics, ecology, and habitat of Japanese wild birds


What kind of bird is Light-vented Bulbul? We will explain its characteristics, ecology, and habitat. It is a very cute bird, smaller than the bulbul. It got its name because its head is very white. This bird can be seen mainly in Japan, and can be observed throughout Okinawa.

What is Light-vented Bulbul? About basic status

The white-bellied cicada is a bird classified in the Bulbulidae family. The total length is only 19 cm, making it a very cute bird. Its scientific name is Pycnonotus sinensis, and in Taiwan it is called bald goose. We will introduce the information in a list.

English(英名)Light-vented Bulbul
scientific name(学名)Pycnonotus sinensis
classification(分類)Ave、 Passeriformes、Pycnonotidae、Pycnonotus 

About habitat

White-crowned nighttails can be found in Okinawa, Japan, and even in Taiwan.

feature is? What kind of creature is it?

The Shirogashira got its name from the white top of its head. It is closely related to bulbuls, and its main characteristic is that it has a beautiful cry similar to that of thrushes. The back is dark olive and the underside is white. This bird prefers to live in bushes, on trees, on power lines, around forests, and in green spaces. It is a resident bird.

What does the ecology look like?

White-bellied beetles live by eating insects and fruits. The reproductive form is oviparous. They lay 3 to 4 eggs at a time from March to September every year. It is said that the lifespan of the white-tailed grass is about 10 years.

Are there any natural enemies?

The white-bellied beetle is a very small bird, so its natural enemies are larger birds.

Is the white beetle an endangered species?

The white-bellied beetle is not an endangered species. In fact, they tend to destroy crops and are even exterminated as pests.

Can white beetles be kept as pets?

Breeding Shirogashira can be difficult. They don’t feel attached to humans. Please take a look at the photos and images posted on the internet and in the community.


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