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  • n. Plural form of bulbul.

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Examples

  • He heard doves cooing, the whistling of bulbuls, and the complex song of the shama, which Rain had commented on.

    Beard

  • Among land birds is a rich assortment consisting of warblers, babblers, bee-eaters, bulbuls, buntings, chats, partridges and quails.

    Keoladeo (Bharatpur) National Park, India

  • Every Asian Glossy Starling and Purple-backed Starling, Common Myna and White-vented Myna has passed the word and arrived to feast, not to mention the local orioles and bulbuls.

    Distractions, distractions...

  • From her window she could see sociable tufted bulbuls trilling to each other from different branches of the bakul tree.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • Shanti made herself open her eyes and look at the alert-eyed bulbuls on the bakul tree to empty her mind of the images that crowded it.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • Not having the technical know-how to put up such convenient references I give an address which was usefull: HOW I GOT FERTILE BUFFALO X HEREFORD BULLS were they red-whiskered bulbuls? by Rancher Burnett, www.ababeefalo.org/abi19.htm .

    Where's the ID Research? - The Panda's Thumb

  • The bulbuls were singing on the pulpits of branches.

    The Gulistan of Sa'di

  • For a moment the picture filled his mind as it had once, perhaps, filled that of die long-dead Chrasmologic author a patio garden with a fountain and many flowers, its top covered with netting-bulbuls, thrushes, larks, and goldfinches, their voices weaving a rich fabric of melody that would stretch unbroken through decades and perhaps through a century, until the netting rotted and the birds flew free at last.

    Nightside The Long Sun

  • All was radiant: down below, the orange grove of our arrival rang with nightingales and bulbuls; there was a scent of heaven, an undertone of racing waters.

    In the Tail of the Peacock

  • The black-bird of the torrents, and the usual water-birds, black pheasants; bulbuls very common, Bucco barbatus, parroquets, barking deer.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

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