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Coppersmith Barbet

Megalaima haemacephala

Description:

Adult Coppersmith Barbet ((Megalaima haemacephala) feeding her nestling.

Habitat:

Found in gardens, groves and sparse woodland and mostly in the wooded areas. Habitats with trees having dead wood in South East Asia.

Notes:

This was spotted in a Park Garden in Singapore. Last image is the nestling.

1 Species ID Suggestions

BillHeng
BillHeng 9 years ago
Megalaima haemacephala


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7 Comments

BillHeng
BillHeng 9 years ago

Thank you everyone here for all the knid words :0)

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 9 years ago

Wonderful pics!! I am amazed there is a cavity in such a thin tree!! The nestling is adorable!

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

wonderful series!

C.Sydes
C.Sydes 9 years ago

You've captured some really nice detail there Bill

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Wow sensacional escena que bella imagen enmarca toda su belleza y su contorno natural

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Awesome spot Bill!
Please can you add the scientific name (Megalaima haemacephala) in the correct box. Because we have a global user base & sometimes many different common names for the same species, the system uses the scientific name to link similar spottings - which also means this may come up in the thumbnails on other spottings & more people may take a look & favorite it.
Welcome to the Community!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

Nice first spotting! Welcome to Project Noah.

BillHeng
Spotted by
BillHeng

Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on Apr 3, 2012
Submitted on Apr 4, 2012

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