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Brown-headed Barbet

Megalaima zeylanica


The Brown-headed Barbet or Large Green Barbet (Megalaima zeylanica) is an Asian barbet. Barbets and toucans are a group of near passerine birds with a worldwide tropical distribution. The barbets get their name from the bristles which fringe their heavy bills. The Brown-headed Barbet is a resident breeder in the Indian Subcontinent, widespread in India and also seen in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

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Atul 7 years ago
Brown-headed Barbet
Megalaima zeylanica Brown-headed Barbet

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Khathoub 7 years ago

@Atul Heard tht it was injured and now getting better..

Atul 7 years ago

Why is it caged is better off in the wild !!

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Sri Lanka

Spotted on May 15, 2013
Submitted on May 15, 2013

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