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coppersmith barbet

Megalaima haemacephala


The Coppersmith Barbet known by other names like Crimson-breasted Barbet or Coppersmith is a bird with Grass green color feathers which is a resident of India and other countries of South Asia. About nine subspecies of Coppersmith Barbet is recognized. The other Indian local names of this species are tuktukiya, Basanta ,thathera and Tambat.


Spotted alone near Shivari creek,Mumbai,India

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AmolPandit 4 years ago

Thanks Leuba

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 4 years ago

What a handsome bird - thanks for sharing Amol.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Mar 4, 2012
Submitted on Feb 6, 2016

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