French: Barbu fuligineux German: Borneo-Braunbartvogel Spanish: Barbudo pardo de Borneo
Other common names:
Brown Barbet (when lumped with C. hayii)
Pontianak, west Borneo
Subspecies and Distribution
C. f. tertius
Chasen & Kloss, 1929 – N Borneo.
C. f. fuliginosus
(Temminck, 1830) – Borneo (except N).
c. 17·5 cm; 38·5–47·7 g. Heavy-billed, short-tailed barbet with brown upperparts. Male nominate race with dull red to rufous-pink on throat and... read more
No song known. Sibilant “pseeee” calls, usually in series, often described as wheezy,... read more
Inhabits primary lowland and hill dipterocarp forest, as well as alluvial, peat-swamp forest and... read more
Food and feeding
Diet presumably largely fruits, like C. hayii, but no detailed information on the food and foraging behaviour of this species.
Data do not indicate strong seasonality, with all types of breeding evidence (from specimens in reproductive condition to adults feeding... read more
Resident and, so far as known, sedentary.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Fairly common to common in most of range. Range of habitats used suggests some adaptability. Present in several protected areas, e.g. Bako, Gunung... read more
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