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Black-browed Barbet

Megalaima oorti oorti

Description:

It is 20-23.5 cm long. The plumage is mostly green apart from the head which is patterned with blue, yellow and red. There is a black stripe above the eye.

Habitat:

rainforest, extinct volcano

Notes:

spotted this climbing Gunung Sibayak in Sumatra. I think it was injured because a local girl was able to pick it up.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Carolina
Carolina 10 years ago
Black-browed Barbet
Megalaima oorti Black-browed Barbet


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6 Comments

Amber Burns
Amber Burns 10 years ago

I love the pic!

dandoucette
dandoucette 10 years ago

Thanks for the heads up. I must have gotten it mistaken for Birds of the world.

Amber Burns
Amber Burns 10 years ago

This pic is spotted for project squirrel. But this is not a squirrel.

dandoucette
dandoucette 10 years ago

Me too. I would have never gotten this.

Carolina
Carolina 10 years ago

You're welcome Dan, I think is the right ID.

dandoucette
dandoucette 10 years ago

thanks for the ID Carolina.

dandoucette
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Sumatera Utara, Indonesia

Spotted on Dec 16, 2002
Submitted on Apr 16, 2011

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