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White Cheeked Barbet

Megalaima viridis


Overall grass green body with brown head,neck and breast, streaked white;white chin and throat;white patch on cheek diagnostic;black ring around eye.(Description-"Feathered Jewels of Coorg")


The White-cheeked Barbet or Small Green Barbet is a species of barbet found in southern India. It is endemic to the forest areas of the Western Ghats and adjoining hills.

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Atul 6 years ago

lovely capture !

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Lat: 12.97, Long: 77.58

Spotted on Jul 8, 2012
Submitted on Jul 8, 2012

Spotted for mission

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