The common bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus) is a member of the bulbul family of passerine birds. It is a ubiquitous resident breeder throughout Africa. Other names include black-eyed bulbul and common garden bulbul.



Common Bulbul
Date Location Count
2021-05-08 14:15Brufut Woods4
2021-05-08 07:30Salagi Forest park3
2021-05-08 07:30Kartong Wetland47
2021-04-18 08:16Estuaire du Asif n'Srou6
2021-05-07 11:48Rápidos de Cusselinta, Corubal River, Guinea-Bissau (11,685, -14,796)
2021-05-02 10:43Oued Massa--champs d'Aghorimze2
2021-05-08 10:39Embouchure du Oued Souss3
2021-04-28 12:35Salines de Oualidia4
2021-05-01 08:35Station d'épuration d'eau usé de Ben Ahmed | محطة تصفية المياه العادمة1
2021-05-10 06:20BenAhmed Forest Parc | غابة ابن احمد1
2021-05-11 08:28Arroyo de Calamocarro--Área general3
2021-05-08 08:03Estación ornitológica Punta Blanca6
2021-04-29 08:09Arroyo Infierno--Área general4
2021-05-09 10:07Playa Tarajal1
2021-04-16 16:10Loma Rubio1
2021-05-08 09:47Costa sur--Área general1
2021-05-16 07:00Parc Urbain Bangr-Weoogo8
2021-04-29 06:30Manso Domeabra2
2021-04-24 07:43Busua (Village)
2021-05-08 07:26Fosu Lagoon6
2021-05-01 07:00Cap Bon (general area)
2021-05-01 13:00Parc de la Vallee de la N'Sele4
2021-05-01 05:40Gezira Island (الجزيرة)8
2021-04-18 09:15Saqqara Pyramids
2021-05-07 06:46River Nile Kayaking near Marakeb (مراكب مارينا)5
2021-05-04 23:30Wadi Degla1
2021-04-23 08:00Luxor--West Bank
2021-05-07 12:55River Nile Luxor to Sofitel Karnak1
2021-04-23 06:30Tuti Island
2021-05-08 06:00Garamba NP
2021-05-08 06:00Nkuba Conservation Area (Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund)
2021-04-18 08:00Gisenyi
2021-05-08 08:18Queen Elizabeth II NP--Mweya2
2021-05-13 10:45Bwindi (Town)3
2021-05-08 08:53Bwindi-Impenetrable Forest NP--Entrance Road2
2021-04-18 16:12Volcanoes Bwindi Lodge2
2021-04-18 07:26Bwindi-Impenetrable Forest NP--Buhoma2
2021-04-19 14:30Gisakura Guest House
2021-04-29 13:44Gisakura Park Reception-- Ndambarare Trail2
2021-04-20 14:04Queen Elizabeth II NP--Kazinga Channel Boat Trip2
2021-05-08 07:00Tooro Botanical Gardens1
2021-04-30 14:25Nyungwe NP--Karamba Trail5
2021-05-12 07:00Bwindi-Impenetrable Forest NP--Rushaga area trails10
2021-05-15 07:00Queen Elizabeth II NP10
2021-05-16 06:43Queen Elizabeth Bush Lodge4
2021-04-28 15:39Ngepi Camp Lodge2
2021-05-16 07:11Mountain Gorilla Nest Hotel1
2021-05-13 18:14Mgahinga NP3
2021-05-08 07:42Kibale NP--Makerere U. Biol. Field Station (Kanyawara) (restricted access)1
2021-05-03 07:19Nyungwe Forest NP2
2021-04-20 07:45Kyambura Gorge1
2021-05-08 06:30Ruhengeri--general area
2021-05-06 16:59Bwindi-Impenetrable NP--Bamboo Zone2
2021-04-22 18:30Kibale Forest NP--Primate Lodge1
2021-05-08 07:35Kibale Forest NP1
2021-05-10 07:00Bigodi Swamp1
2021-04-24 17:40Bigodi Community Walk1
2021-05-02 06:17Fort Murchison Nature Lodge8
2021-05-01 06:39Murchison Falls NP--Paraa Safari Lodge to Tangi Gate10
2021-05-12 10:28Fazenda Sengha1
2021-04-18 08:35Kamatana Dam1
2021-05-08 08:02UMUSAMBI VILLAGE - Wetlands and Grey Crowned Crane rehabilitation35
2021-05-02 10:50Kabalega Diner3
2021-05-01 12:28Camp Kwando2
2021-04-24 08:00Ddundu6
2021-05-04 13:04Nkasa Lupala NP2
2021-05-07 13:11Caprivi Houseboat Lodge2
2021-05-01 14:39Nkima Forest Lodge2
2021-05-01 12:01Mabamba Swamp2
2021-04-27 07:41Kidepo Valley NP--Narus River3
2021-05-15 12:45Entebbe Botanical Garden20
2021-05-14 08:12Uganda Wildlife Education Centre2
2021-04-28 15:32Kidepo Valley NP--Karenga Gate to Apoka1
2021-05-01 18:05Kajjansi Airfield7
2021-05-08 09:13Lutembe Bay Ramsar Site15
2021-05-08 12:51Lutembe Beach and Wetlands2
2021-05-04 16:00Red Chilli Hideaway2
2021-05-08 12:52Kaingu Safari Lodge1
2021-05-09 10:19Kafue NP--McBrides Camp3
2021-05-08 08:42Mabira Forest--Local Community Reserve1
2021-05-08 08:39Mabira Forest4
2021-05-08 08:51Mabira Forest--Rain Forest Lodge1
2021-05-09 12:10Kasane--Chobe River1
2021-05-08 04:58andBeyond Matetsi River Lodge2
2021-05-08 07:37Zambezi NP--Zambezi River Dr.
2021-05-08 07:32Saanane NP
2021-05-08 06:55Livingstone Treatment Works2
2021-05-08 09:00Mt Moroto Foothills5
2021-05-08 06:40Victoria Falls Sewerage Ponds
2021-05-13 07:26Zambezi River near Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe side)8
2021-05-11 16:45Victoria Falls Rain Forest23
2021-05-14 09:24Victoria Falls (Zambia side)11
2021-05-07 08:00Moroto to Tapac Track2
2021-05-03 08:45Mount Elgon NP--Research Centre4
2021-05-05 08:00Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve--Mbale-Moroto Rd5
2021-05-08 08:49Usengi/Usigu (general)1
2021-05-08 07:28Yala Swamp and Lake Kanyaboli (general)2
2021-05-09 07:50Lochinvar NP6
2021-04-17 14:05Ufinya Dam3
2021-05-07 11:53Matangwe Banding Area-12
2021-05-01 08:59Gwassi Hills (Gwassi Hills Forest Reserve)9
2021-05-08 06:05Nsobe Camp2
2021-05-07 09:08Naya Hill4
2021-05-08 20:26Upper Yala6
2021-05-03 06:54Ruma River Lodge2
2021-05-08 11:00Hwange NP--Sinamatella6
2021-05-14 15:30Paga beach5
2021-05-08 10:02Kakamega Forest NR--Zimmerman Plot/Isecheno Forest Station1
2021-04-29 06:30Kisumu Waterfront (incl. Ndunga Swamp, Hippo Pt. and Impala Park)1
2021-04-30 06:30Kakamega Forest NR (General)1
2021-05-09 08:11Kakamega Forest NR--Rondo Retreat Lodge2
2021-05-10 11:36Kisumu Sewage Waste Recycling Centre3
2021-05-08 18:16Ileret (general)5
2021-05-02 15:36Kakamega Forest NR--Ikuywa River1
2021-05-08 09:59Kalimba Reptile Park
2021-05-08 07:16Grumeti Game Reserve1
2021-05-08 07:28South Nandi Forest IBA3
2021-04-25 12:07Chitimbula Dam (Private Property - Permission Required)
2021-05-02 08:48Mulungushi Dam2
2021-05-15 14:21Lazy J Ranch (Restricted Access - Permit Required)2
2021-05-11 11:24Angama Lodge (Ol Kurruk)
2021-05-09 11:02Maasai Mara NR--Mara Triangle
2021-05-08 12:07Southwest Mau Forest @ Chebangang25
2021-05-08 08:25Hwange NP--Kennedy Area1
2021-05-02 06:15Serengeti NP--Seronera3
2021-04-28 06:40Maasai Mara NR--Aruba Mara Camp & Talek Gate1
2021-05-08 10:44Lake Baringo--Inshore Cliffs and surrounds2
2021-05-12 09:25Lake Baringo--West Shore (incl. Baringo Club and Robert's Camp and airstrip)1
2021-05-11 15:25Lake Baringo--Tumbili Cliff Lodge1
2021-05-15 07:26Menagesha Forest2
2021-05-05 07:21St Andrews Turi, KE (-0.279, 35.764)2
2021-05-08 07:30Olderikesi Conservancy1
2021-05-09 08:58Royal Zambezi Lodge2
2021-05-08 15:59Addis Ababa -- Zoma Museum1
2021-04-25 11:35Lake Bogoria NR--Fig Tree Campsite4
2021-05-08 06:37Lower Zambezi NP1
2021-05-10 07:19Ol Ari Nyiro Conservancy--Mukutan Retreat (Restricted access)7
2021-05-10 14:20Narok (general)2
2021-05-08 10:30Lake Nakuru NP--Lake Nakuru Lodge
2021-05-08 06:21Mutinondo Wilderness
2021-05-08 06:38Soysambu Conservency
2021-05-08 08:41South Marmanet Forest2
2021-05-08 07:04Lake Elementaita--Serena Camp (formerly Delamere Camp)8
2021-05-01 07:53Hara Langano Lodge3
2021-05-14 09:55Bishangari Lodge4
2021-05-08 09:43Ndaragwa--general2
2021-05-08 00:17Malewa River Lodge2
2021-05-08Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp
2021-04-28 10:21Kilimandege House and Sanctuary4
2021-04-26 09:44Lake Naivasha--Crescent Camp2
2021-05-08 06:42KWS Hippo Camp, Lake Naivasha2
2021-05-08Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Ngorongoro Crater
2021-04-17 07:16Ifisi Ravine1
2021-05-12 06:19Segera Retreat (Restricted access)2
2021-05-04 05:50Tumaren Camp and surrounds2
2021-05-08 07:03El Karama Ranch Eco Lodge2
2021-05-08 10:08Aberdare NP1
2021-04-25 08:46Ol Pejeta Conservancy5
2021-04-24 09:52Ataye Wetlands8
2021-05-08 06:39Ol Pejeta Conservancy--Sweetwaters Tented Camp2
2021-05-07 16:44Shewa Robit area8
2021-05-15 09:28Solio Game Reserve
2021-05-08 09:50Manguo Swamp6
2021-05-07 09:17Gatamaiyu Forest4
2021-05-15 09:19Naro Moru to Solio Road
2021-05-15 14:42South Luangwa NP
2021-05-08 08:30Brackenhurst8
2021-05-16 11:47Naro Moru River Lodge
2021-05-04 16:30KEFRI Lands, Kikuyu6
2021-04-24 07:58Nyeri (general)
2021-05-15 08:00Red Hill, Limuru1
2021-05-07 10:00Flatdogs Camp
2021-05-08 05:31South Luangwa NP--Mfuwe Lodge
2021-05-08 07:48Mount Kenya Safari Club/William Holden Wildlife Foundation2
2021-05-13 07:55Upper Magadi Road (from Corner Baridi to Oltepesi/Olorgesaillie)
2021-05-13 10:13Ololua Ridge/Forest Line Rd.2
2021-05-08 11:52Ngong Forest Sanctuary (west section)
2021-05-08 15:00U of N Kabete Campus & Field Station (incl. Loresho Swamp)4
2021-05-08 07:58Ololua Forest and Nature Trail3
2021-05-08 11:21Borana Conservancy2
2021-05-09 11:13Ngong Forest Sanctuary1
2021-05-08 09:11Langata Giraffe Centre (incl. ravine trail)1
2021-04-23 15:25Runda Marsh1
2021-05-08 06:29Borana Conservancy--Borana Wildlife Lodge2
2021-05-16 06:00Kfeet, Wetlands & Lily Lake, Karura Forest
2021-05-08 19:36Nairobi River @ National Museums of Kenya (incl. Boulevard Hotel)4
2021-05-08 15:59Karura Forest, Muthaiga3
2021-05-08 08:16Nairobi NP--Nagolomon Dam8
2021-05-14 09:01Mt. Kenya NP--Meteorological Station
2021-05-07 08:01Ngare Ndare Forest2
2021-05-14 09:09Nairobi NP
2021-04-23 07:11Samburu NR1
2021-05-08 10:43Lewa Wildlife Conservancy1
2021-05-15 06:00Buffalo Springs NR / Samburu NR (combined)2
2021-05-08 13:55Gitathura Dam, Thika4
2021-04-22 15:27Buffalo Springs NR--Buffalo Springs Lodge4
2021-04-20 08:34Mt. Kenya NP--Castle Forest and Lodge1
2021-05-08 07:05Dandora WTP, Ruai4
2021-04-23 14:21Shaba NR--Shaba Sarova Lodge1
2021-04-29 10:37Savage Camp. Sagana.4
2021-05-08 06:36Thika Wastewater Treatment Plant1
2021-05-08 07:57Eluanata Dam1
2021-04-22 06:38Shaba NR3
2021-04-20 07:47Lukenya Hill (1600-1820m)5
2021-05-08 11:31Hillside Dams2
2021-05-08 08:41Manyelanong Game Reserve1
2021-05-08 09:55Ol Doinyo Sabuk NP
2021-05-08 07:47Monduli Forest Reserve
2021-05-13 08:00Magongo Hills10
2021-05-08 08:22Engikaret Lark Plains
2021-05-08 08:18Engikaret Lark Plains--Acacia Scrub to South
2021-05-13 14:50Arusha Airport3
2021-05-08 11:42Masinga Dam2
2021-05-09 10:47Mwea NR2
2021-05-08 08:02Arusha NP40
2021-04-26 06:05Madikwe Game Reserve2
2021-05-08 07:24Lake Duluti2
2021-04-17 06:19Ngare Sero Mountain Lodge
2021-05-08 07:50Danish Forest6
2021-05-08 14:40Clifton Dam
2021-05-08 06:45Mumoni Hill, Mwingi2
2021-05-02Amboseli NP6
2021-04-25 06:27Amboseli NP--Ol Tukai Lodge1
2021-05-08 10:07Lake Chivero NP2
2021-05-08 11:31Mbirikani Group Ranch4
2021-05-12 08:05Outward Bound School and surrounds2
2021-05-16 08:07Mandegee farm2
2021-05-08 06:52Greystone Nature Preserve1
2021-05-14 16:32Harare--Mukuvisi Woodlands9
2021-04-27 07:07Bierspruitdam6
2021-04-29 05:28Pilanesberg NP (please be more specific)22
2021-04-25 16:59Pilanesberg NP--Pilanesberg Center5
2021-05-16 07:37Pilanesberg NP--Bakabung9
2021-04-26 07:52Pilanesberg NP--Manyane2
2021-05-08 08:27Dzalanyama Forest Reserve7
2021-04-19 11:00Kilombero Nature Reserve--Ndundulu Forest7
2021-05-15 08:12Blouberg Nature Reserve2
2021-05-08 15:45Taita Lowlands--Lumo Conservancy/Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary2
2021-05-15 06:15Taita Hills--Ngaongao Forest4
2021-04-17 12:00Boons Road -- northern section (thornveld)5
2021-05-08 06:30Taita Hills (general)4
2021-04-27 06:20Mountain Sanctuary Park4
2021-05-16 06:13Boons Road1
2021-05-08 07:35Taita Lowlands--Taita Sisal Estate Dam4
2021-04-26 15:56Bela-Bela2
2021-04-25 08:43Wolfhuiskraal Farm (restricted access)2
2021-05-15 07:00Sagala Lodge/Ndara Ranch2
2021-05-07 09:30Tsavo East NP--southern section
2021-05-16 06:54Zaagkuildrift Rd (Please be more specific; Do not log Kgomo-Kgomo birds here.)2
2021-05-01 10:15Sondela Nature Reserve9
2021-04-20 06:56West Usambara Mountains--Old Sawmill Track
2021-05-08West Usambara Mountains--Lushoto (town)
2021-05-07 07:02Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden6
2021-05-09 11:04Diepsloot Nature Reserve12
2021-05-08 06:24Kwalata Lodge2
2021-05-08 07:41Kloofendal Municipal Nature Reserve17
2021-05-10 16:30Eagle Canyon Golf Estate3
2021-05-06 10:48Golden Harvest Park4
2021-05-09 09:26Dinokeng Game Reserve (Please be more precise)2
2021-05-08 06:00Satao Tented Camp, Tsavo East NP1
2021-05-04 09:35Jukskei River3
2021-05-08 16:14Beaulieu Bird Sanctuary3
2021-05-14 06:45Northcliff Ridge Eco Park4
2021-05-04 06:15President Ridge Bird Sanctuary1
2021-04-24 10:05Rietfontein Nature Reserve4
2021-05-14 08:58President Ridge Bird Sanctuary3
2021-05-08 14:36Bishop Bird Park8
2021-05-15 11:03Delta Park1
2021-05-08 16:10Jan Cilliers Park20
2021-05-06 16:18Johannesburg Botanical Gardens1
2021-05-02 11:29Pretoria National Botanical Garden6
2021-05-01 09:17Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve1
2021-05-08 10:37Polokwane Bird Sanctuary1
2021-05-08 07:08Glen Austin Bird Sanctuary2
2021-05-08 06:30Naturena5
2021-05-08 06:36Rietvlei Nature Reserve12
2021-04-27 07:21Rietvlei Nature Reserve--Otter Bridge4
2021-05-08 10:30Eikenhof10
2021-05-08 06:20Polokwane GR10
2021-05-08 13:30Brackendowns2
2021-04-27 09:04Kempton Park2
2021-04-24 11:00Mkhombo Nature Reserve5
2021-05-08 06:19Nyanga NP8
2021-05-02 09:35Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve--Visitors' Center & Picnic Area9
2021-05-09 08:49Aberfoyle Lodge1
2021-05-08 12:27Pungwe River bridge2
2021-05-13 07:08Woodbush Forest4
2021-04-18 07:05Mabusa Nature Reserve1
2021-05-08 06:58Marievale Bird Sanctuary--Shelduck Hide1
2021-04-25 10:20Wilge River Valley (upper)1
2021-05-08 18:21Katiyo Tea Estate4
2021-05-09 10:45Marievale Bird Sanctuary2
2021-05-12 16:40Magoebaskloof Birders' Cottages1
2021-05-15 07:36Ezemvelo Nature Reserve1
2021-04-25 10:37Wilge River Valley (MP)2
2021-05-08 06:30Shimba Hills NR8
2021-05-08 17:30Pangani Beach and Creek3
2021-05-15 06:04Kruger NP--Banyini Pan (ltd access)4
2021-05-08 09:26Lake Jilore
2021-05-15 15:12Kruger NP--Sandpit (Limited Access)5
2021-05-08 15:46Arabuko-Sokoke Forest1
2021-05-14 14:30Kruger NP--Lanner Gorge (ltd access)4
2021-04-25 09:30Mtwapa--Ngamani5
2021-04-20 09:40Nguuni Nature Sanctuary2
2021-04-17 09:07Tiwi Beach--Kongo River Estuary
2021-04-23 07:41Bankplaas Road12
2021-05-08 12:42Arabuko-Sokoke Forest--Swamp1
2021-05-08 06:26Haller Park--Bamburi Nature Trail1
2021-05-13 06:06Arabuko-Sokoke NP--Kenya Forest Service5
2021-04-18 06:38Kruger NP--Pafuri Camp (Camp Guests Only)1
2021-04-19 06:39Lekgalameetse Nature Reserve1
2021-04-30 09:25Vipingo (general)2
2021-05-08 06:00Kruger NP--Pafuri Picnic Site
2021-05-08 05:00Majete Game Reserve
2021-05-14 06:07Kruger NP--Reedbuckvlei (restricted access)2
2021-04-21 04:47Gonarezhou NP--Chipinda Pools2
2021-05-08 06:12Tana Delta--Kalota1
2021-04-30 15:29Liwonde National Park1
2021-05-08 17:30Ambassador Hotel8
2021-05-08 08:44Pugu Hills Nature Centre
2021-05-08University of Dar es Salaam
2021-04-28 16:51Kruger NP--Shimuwini Bushveld Camp4
2021-04-24 15:12Kruger NP--Mopani Camp2
2021-04-28 10:55Kruger NP--Shipandani Overnight Hide1
2021-05-08 15:13Ngala Private Game Reserve
2021-04-24 07:36Gorongosa NP4
2021-04-24 15:08Kaapsehoop, Dandelion Cottage4
2021-04-26 08:48Harrismith2
2021-04-30 05:58Kruger NP--Olifants Camp2
2021-04-30 07:50Lowveld National Botanical Gardens
2021-04-26 07:06Nelspruit--Friedenheim Area2
2021-05-07 11:18Nelspruit Nature Reserve2
2021-05-11 08:34Singita Ebony Lodge
2021-04-26 14:41Steiltes Nature Reserve
2021-04-27 06:53Kruger NP--S32
2021-05-06 13:45Wakkerstroom bridge/causeway1
2021-05-01 09:04Lake Panic Bird Hide2
2021-04-27 13:33Kruger NP--Skukuza Golf Club3
2021-04-27 10:54Kruger NP--Skukuza Camp6
2021-04-25 06:54Kruger NP--Napi Rd to Skukuza/H1-1
2021-05-08 06:30Kruger NP--Berg-en-Dal Camp
2021-05-03 15:17Kruger NP--Biyamiti Bushveld Camp (Residents only)2
2021-04-23 06:51Maguga Dam1
2021-04-26 07:03R600--Winterton to Champagne Castle2
2021-04-30 15:31Kruger NP--Lower Sabie Rest Camp4
2021-05-08 11:35Weenen NR1
2021-05-08 06:21Vryheid Mountain NR2
2021-05-08 07:48Klipfontein Bird Sanctuary2
2021-05-04 14:32Ithala GR1
2021-05-08 08:04Karkloof--Conservancy2
2021-05-08 13:49Midmar Dam--South Shore (Thurlow Gate)2
2021-05-08 11:14Karkloof--Benvie Farm1
2021-05-08 15:47Cedara Agricultural College Conservancy2
2021-05-08 06:12Hilton--General2
2021-05-12 11:22Hilton--Doreen Clark NR2
2021-05-08 10:19Albert Falls NR4
2021-05-08 06:03Karkloof--Bird Valley Estate2
2021-05-16 10:33Macaneta-- Wetland, dune forests and coast
2021-05-08 13:31Pietermaritzburg--Bisley Valley NR6
2021-05-08 12:08Pietermaritzburg--Darvill Resources Park4
2021-04-27 14:18Bazaruto NP--Bazaruto Island8
2021-05-12 08:20Vilankulos (general area)2
2021-05-09 09:20Maputo Elephant Game Reserve
2021-04-28 15:36Casa Babi25
2021-05-10 08:45Mkhuze GR--kwaMalibala Hide7
2021-05-11 06:47Mkhuze GR--Mantuma Camp3
2021-05-08 13:46Mkhuze GR--KuMahalala Hide2
2021-05-08 12:42Eshowe--Dlinza Forest1
2021-05-10 15:40Mkhuze GR--Kumasinga Hide2
2021-05-08 09:59Mkhuze GR--Nsumo Pan2
2021-05-09 07:16Mkhuze GR--Fig Forest2
2021-05-08 10:15Sappi Stanger1
2021-05-03 19:26Ridgeside Reservoir2
2021-05-07 20:11Durban--Botanical Gardens
2021-05-11 13:30Umhlanga Lagoon NR1
2021-05-08 07:00Pennington--Umdoni Park1
2021-04-29 06:00Phinda GR
2021-05-08 15:33Umlalazi NR1
2021-05-08Lagoa Nhassive
2021-05-15 16:00Dunes de Dovela8