French: Barbu souci-col German: Temminckbartvogel Spanish: Barbudo coroniazul
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Subspecies and Distribution
P. a. armillaris
(Temminck, 1821) – W & C Java.
P. a. baliensis
(Rensch, 1928) – E Java and Bali.
20–21·5 cm; 63–74 g. Smallish, heavily set green barbet with stout bill, and extensive yellow to orange forehead. Both sexes of nominate race have... read more
Song a series of short trills, “t-t-t-rrrt”, repeated endlessly; also single buzzy... read more
Primary lowland and hill forest, edges, fruiting trees in nearby gardens and plantations; found at... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits, including coffee fruits, also some insects; spiders also recorded. In captivity, nestlings eat mealworms, crickets and young mice. read more
Feb–Jul, also Sept–Jan; possibly double-brooded. Courtship feeding occurs. Nest excavated high in tree; in captivity, both... read more
Resident and sedentary.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Java and Bali Forests EBA. Generally not uncommon, and is the commonest barbet in Java and Bali. Appears... read more
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