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January 27, 2015

Barbets

Filed under: Birds — admin @ 12:26 am

Some Megalaima.

These are some Barbets that I found a couple of years ago on my trip to South-east Asia. Megalaima is a genus of Asian barbets (family Megalaimidae). The name means ‘large throat’, from the Greek mega (‘large, great’) and laimos (‘throat’). There are 24 species in this genus
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Blue-eared Barbet
Blue-eared Barbet (Megalaima australis).

Bokor Hill, near Kampot in Southern Cambodia. August 2012.

Fire-tufted Barbet
Fire-tufted Barbet (Psilopogon pyrolophus)

Cameron Highlands, malaysia. March 2020. This is such a bad photo. But it is a pretty cool bird.

Green Imperial Pigeon and Crimson-fronted Barbet
Crimson-fronted Barbet (Megalaima rubricapilla).

Koggala Lake. Sri Lanka, March 2017.

Brown-headed Barbet
Brown-headed Barbet (Megalaima zeylanica).

Baratpur, rajastan. india. July 2017.

Flame-fronted Barbet
Flame-fronted Barbet (Megalaima armillaris baliensis).

baliensis sub-species. Bedugul Botanic Gardens, Bali, Indonesia. April 2012.

Lineated Barbet
Lineated Barbet (Megalaima lineata)

Record shot only. Ranong, South Thailand. June 2012.

Coppersmith Barbet
Coppersmith Barbet (Megalaima haemacephala) .

Ayutthaya, Thailand. June 2012.

Red-throated Barbet
male Red-throated Barbet (Megalaima mystacophanos).

Phang Nga , south Thailand. June 2012.

White-cheeked Barbet
White-cheeked Barbet (Megalaima viridis)

White-cheeked Barbet – Calicut, Kerala. India. October 2017.

Great Barbet
Great Barbet (Megalaima virens)

Great Barbet – Tirthan Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India. August 2017.

Barbet bird list

Blue-eared Barbet (Megalaima australis).
Flame-fronted Barbet (Megalaima armillaris baliensis).
Lineated Barbet (Megalaima lineata)
Coppersmith Barbet (Megalaima haemacephala)
Red-throated Barbet (Megalaima mystacophanos)
White-cheeked Barbet (Megalaima viridis)
Great Barbet (Megalaima virens)
Brown-headed Barbet (Megalaima zeylanica)
Crimson-fronted Barbet (Megalaima rubricapilla)
Fire-tufted Barbet (Psilopogon pyrolophus)

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