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Blue-throated Barbet

Megalaima asiatica


Green body, blue throat (but naturally!) red on crown...thick beak,


On a tree in a residential locality in the heart of the city.


I see this species sometimes...maybe 2-3 times a year...but always in the evening when it comes out to sing. I wish I could catch it in full light of the day, the colours are so beautiful.

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Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Lat: 22.51, Long: 88.34

Spotted on Jan 24, 2015
Submitted on Jan 25, 2015

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