African Red-eyed bulbul
Appearance
The red eye-ring is diagnostic and distinguishes this species from Dark-capped and Cape Bulbuls. The head colour is darker than that of the Dark-capped Bulbul and contrasts with the greyish buff collar and upper breast.
Juvenile may be distinguished from juvenile Dark-capped Bulbul by its pale pink eye-ring.
Habitat
Thornveld, riverine bush and suburban gardens.
Call
Liquid whistles similar to those of Dark-capped Bulbul.

Names
(en) African red-eyed bulbul
(sc) Pycnonotus nigricans
(nl) Maskerbuulbuul
(af) Rooioogtiptol