French: Barbu à ventre rouge German: Rotsteiß-Bartvogel Spanish: Barbudo ventrirrojo
J. P. Verreaux
Subspecies and Distribution
P. l. rothschildi
(Delacour, 1927) – N Laos and N Vietnam.
P. l. lagrandieri
J. P. Verreaux, 1868 – S Laos, E Cambodia and S Vietnam.
c. 29–34 cm. Large, green to bronzy-green barbet. Both sexes of nominate race with head mostly brown, greyish on sides and throat, blue line over eye; red undertail-... read more
Loud song or call of “kyaa”, “kyow” or “yowt” notes, singly, or... read more
Evergreen and semi-evergreen forest; occurs in lowlands and on forested slopes and ridges, to 2100... read more
Food and feeding
Eats fruits such as figs, and insects, but details poorly known. Food carried to nestlings in S Vietnam included fleshy fruits (mainly ... read more
Data from specimens suggest season Jan–Jul. Male and female of pair probably sing together in territorial formation or maintenance;... read more
Resident and probably sedentary.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Uncommon to common; often one of commonest barbets in its rather limited range, where it appears to be widespread. This species... read more
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