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White-cheeked barbet

Megalaima viridis

Description:

She has her mouth full of berries probably taking to her nest to feed her chicks.. These barbets are endemic to the western ghats and surrounding areas. About 15 cm long in size, they make their nests in dead branches by chiselling holes like woodpeckers. Even though fruit eaters, they occasionally take insects.

Habitat:

Spotted on a guava tree.


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51 Comments (1–25)

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 2 years ago

Thank you Bonnie Lewis, Michae and Pollia

BonnieLewis
BonnieLewis 2 years ago

Excellent shot!!

Michael Strydom
Michael Strydom 2 years ago

Great shot... greedy bird !! Congrats

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 2 years ago

Thank you my friends.... All of you made this day so special to me...!

Great capture Sunny,congrats on the 2nd place,it's a nice Birthday present :-)

triggsturner
triggsturner 2 years ago

Congrats Sunny on your 2nd place. Also , happy birthday!

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 2 years ago

Nice birthday gift. Happy Birthday and Congratulations.

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 2 years ago

Congrats!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 2 years ago

Congratulations Sunny. Well deserved, indeed.

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 2 years ago

Sunny...Great Job, and Well Deserved!

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 2 years ago

Happy birthday and congratulations Sunny!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Congrats Sunny.. hope it's a great birthday too.

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 2 years ago

Thank you Danielle and Project Noah... This makes my birthday sweeter....🙂

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 years ago

Congratulations Sunny Josef, this image placed 2nd in our 2016 Best Photo contest (Bird category )!

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sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Thank you Karthikeyan..

KarthiKeyanS
KarthiKeyanS 3 years ago

wonderful moment captured...

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Thank you Leanne..

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 3 years ago

Congratulations Sunny! This is such a beautiful spotting :)

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Thank you Jim Nelson..

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 3 years ago

Well Done, Sunny!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Thank you Dr.Sherpa..

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 3 years ago

Congrats Sunny on SOTW!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Thank you Jason..

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 3 years ago

Beautiful! Congrats sunnyjosef!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 3 years ago

Thank you Mark, Marta and armadeus..

sunnyjosef
Spotted by
sunnyjosef

Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Lat: 9.95, Long: 76.31

Spotted on Jan 5, 2016
Submitted on Jan 6, 2016

Spotted for Mission

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