In this case the ears are still colored, say it a bit pale, just as the bill and the feet.
So the bulbul can keep it's name. And identity.
This blog is for family and friends, to share my feelings and photos with and for myself, to support my fading memory and improve my Japanese. I intend to do some writing in kanji, but am not getting very far without a Japanese computer. So for the moment I say "konnichi wa". Aisatsu dake - just saying hello.