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Brown-headed Barbet

Megalaima zeylanica

Description:

The Brown-headed Barbet or Large Green Barbet[1] (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.

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2 Comments

AnjaliAnantharam
AnjaliAnantharam 8 years ago

Thanks, Atul.. surprisingly saw this one on a milkweed.which is a interesting behavior...

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

lovely capture Anjali!

AnjaliAnantharam
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AnjaliAnantharam

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Spotted on Feb 13, 2012
Submitted on Feb 13, 2012

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