French: Barbican de Sladen German: Rußbartvogel Spanish: Barbudo de Sladen
Closely related to G. peli; both also rather close to G. calvus. Monotypic.
c. 17 cm; 42–48 g. Dark brown barbet with bare face, pale tufts about bill; throat grey to brownish grey; bill blackish. Differs from G. bonapartei in bare... read more
Considered noisy, but vocalizations poorly known. Soft “pyew” notes, also rattling and... read more
Forest, including gallery forest, often together with G. bonapartei, but details lacking. read more
Food and feeding
Poorly known; feeds on Musanga and other fruits, including Canthium sp., Uapaca sp., Vitex sp. and ... read more
Probably lays Jan–Sept, inferred from dates of juveniles and was assumed to be parasitic. Nest and eggs not known; associates with... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Very poorly known species; even basic data are needed for this barbet, as details of distribution and habits uncertain owing to confusion with... read more
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