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Cucak Rowo Bird

Bird cucakrowo or cucakrawa is one of the members of the friarbird. Vented or also called cucak-cucakan (java-language) (family Pycnonotidae) are a tribe of passerine from Africa and tropical Asia. These birds have the most mellifluous voices and chants are varied, often being a fuss by forest mainly her voice in the morning and afternoon. In the United Kingdom, the birds is known as the Bulbuls.

The original merbah in Malay refers to several types of passerine furry bleak in scrub, including species of birds-deer, tepus, bentet and others. Here, for the sake of standardization of terminology as used LIPI, the photograph used is limited to calling the birds of the family Pycnonotidae. Also called the Brown Shrike, the birds of the family has several other general term like friarbird (Java); tempuruk, empuruk; tempulu ', empulu ', pampulu, empuloh (various Malay in Sumatra and Kalimantan); and others.

Medium-sized, these birds are usually somewhat sleek-bodied, short neck, and tail is rather long. Often subtle bermisai.

Some species have bright colours: yellow, Orange, red, on the chest, abdomen or around his body. However most shadowy olive brown, greyish or yellowish, with yellow, orange or red in his ass. Male and female are similar.

Some with black on the head, the crest that can be digerak-move, or a white beard.

Brown Shrike is primarily a bird-eating fruit and insects. In the forest, most birds love to roam the grasslands and open woodlands half, picking fruit from a large small and hunt insects. Although some prefer to stay on top of the trees.
Often found in pairs or in groups, these birds are sometimes mixed with other types. Many voiced loud calling each other.

Brown Shrike nest in trees or shrubs, in the form of a cup of grass, leaves, stalks or incised leaves, mixed with other fibers. Egg 2-3 rounds.


In Indonesia there are 27 species, primarily concentrated its spread in the western part of Indonesia. Only two species are spread far to South Sulawesi, one of which is also available in Lombok. However the two allegedly spread because brought humankind (feral, the later spin-off birds breed).

But strangely enough there was one of the members of this tribe spread limited (endemic) on the Islands around Sulawesi and Maluku, Brinji gold (Alophoixus affinis (Hypsipetes)). Even as living in the area of islands that are isolated from each other over millions of years, this species has evolved into nine different subspecies.
Some examples of this in addition to the tribe members vented cucak rowo (Pycnonotus zeylanicus) is a bulbul (p. melanicterus), Friarbird-headed bulbul (p. aurigaster), Orange-spotted bulbul (p. bimaculatus), yellow-vented bulbul (p. goiavier), olive-winged bulbul (p. plumosus) and Empuloh beard (Alophoixus bres).

Common bulbul is known as cucakrawa, cangkurawah (Sundanese), and barau-barau (Malay). In the United Kingdom called the Straw-headed Bulbul, referring to the colour of the head are a pale straw-yellow. The scientific name is Pycnonotus zeylanicus (Gmelin, 1789).

Medium-sized birds, the total body length (measured from tip of beak to tip of tail) of about 28 cm has a Crown (the top of the head) and an orange-colored earplugs or pale straw-yellow; continuous strip on the side of the Chin and the bridle lines across the eyes is black. Olive-brown dorsal bercoret-white streak, wings and tail are greenish or olive-brownish green. The Chin and the throat is white or whitish; the neck and chest grey-white bercoret; Grey, abdomen and buttocks are yellow. Iris reddish-colored, Black beak and feet are dark brown, ...

As the name suggests, the straw-headed bulbul is commonly found in swamps and marshes and swamps around the River, or on the edge of the forest. Often hiding behind foliage and only heard his voice.

The sound is heavier and harder than generally cucak and vented. Clear, clear whistles, raw rhythmic melodious. Often times sounding bersahut-sahutan.

In nature, these birds feed on insects, snails, and various fruits are soft fruit such as figs types.

In the lowlands and hills in the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra (includes Nias), Borneo, and the western part of Java. In Indonesia there are up to an altitude of 800 m above sea level, but is now already very rare due to poaching.

It is one of the very popular as a pet bird, due to the melodious booms. In Java, it's been very much dwindled the population due to hunting scene since the early ' 80s.

The birds listed in Java with most imported from Sumatra and Borneo. Now in many parts of the island of Sumatra (for instance in Jambi, along the stems of Bungo) one population continue to be ebbing. Collar et al. (MacKinnon et al., 1994, in 2000) classifies population bulbul into vulnerable status. Similarly the IUCN stated that this bird is Vulnerable (VU, Vulnerable). Descriptions of the conservation status of the more detailed can be seen on the IUCN site below.

If there is no better rescue measures from now on, perhaps some years into the future these birds just lived memories; living mentioned in song as in the Villages Cucakrowo in Java.

In general there is no difference in the volume of voice types, attitudes and based by region of origin/habitation. Cucakrowo Sumatra and Kalimantan have good minded individuals, there is a volume of great thin-voiced, some were and some were voiced ropel. Physically, the relative areas of Sumatra cucakrowo is larger than the other islands. However, in general body cucakrowo in Borneo who entered Malaysia region, such as bongsor-bodied cucakrowo Sumatra.

Captive Cucak rowo BIRD was in Tumpang  Malang in East Java province. This area is the area in the East Malang lies about 11 KM from the city of Malang is one of the flagship regional tourism Government of Malang.

There are some important things to note in the selection of materials or going on a bird cucakrowo.
  1. Body Posture. Choose a material with berpostur large elongated neck, body and long tail and legs are mismatched. Please choose the material closely, generally short and berpostur small body.
  2. Form of the beak, we recommend that you choose a half width of the shape, thick-stemmed, large and long. Bottom half should be straight. Don't choose materials that have crooked beaks. The position of the nostrils select as close as possible to the position of the eye.
  3. Wings and strong legs mencengkram meetings, this indicates that healthy ingredients. Color of the legs does not affect the attitudes of birds.
  4. Agile and lust for a great meal. This is the material characteristics of good minded individuals.
  5. This represents the sound, Diligent bird has bright prospects.
  6. Long neck solid contains. Indicates the bird would emit power voice to its full potential.
  • Venue: Cucakrowo could be maintained with a square box with the size at length 45-60 cm high by 60-70 cm. whilst the perch or a perched bird can be made from the wood of an acid with a diameter of 1.5 cm.
  • Feed: same as other birds in General, the feed menu requires cucakrowo virtual so that the sufficiency of the nutrients, vitamins and mineralnya. Good feed, in addition to complete nutrisinya like protein, carbohydrates, as well as his complete such as vitamins A, D3, E, B1, B2, B3 (Nicotimanide), B6, B12, C and Hse. In addition, the need to also contain essential substances such as D-Methionine L-Lysine HCl, I, Folic Acid (is in fact a form of vitamin B) and Ca-D
 In addition to vitamins, it is necessary also the adequacy of minerals. The minerals required in the formation of bone, blood and body fluid balance, nerve function in healthy, heart blood vessel system function and others. Like vitamins, minerals to function as a ko-enzyme, allowing the body to perform its functions such as producing energy, growth and healing.
That includes the required mineral cucakrowo bird is Calcium, Phosphor, Iron, Iodium Manganase, Cuprum, Zinccum, Magnesium, Sodium, and Potassium Chlorin.