French: Barbu à sourcils jaunes German: Gelbscheitel-Bartvogel Spanish: Barbudo coronigualdo
Subspecies and Distribution
P. h. henricii
(Temminck, 1831) – S peninsular Thailand S to Sumatra.
P. h. brachyrhynchus
(Neumann, 1908) – Borneo.
21·5–22·5 cm; 65–83 g. Green, sturdy-billed barbet with blue throat and much yellow on crown. Both sexes of nominate race with central hindcrown... read more
Song usually a long series of phrases, each with 2–7 “tuk” notes preceded by, or... read more
Mainly lowland dipterocarp forest, also mixed and dipterocarp hill forest; secondary as well as... read more
Food and feeding
Eats fruits, mainly figs (Ficus); other foods not known. An individual monitored for four days ranged over 7·5 ha and spent... read more
Data from specimens indicate season Feb–Aug. Seen at roosting or nesting holes in canopy of trees; reported to excavate nest 9 m... read more
Resident, thought to be sedentary.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Uncommon in Thailand, fairly common in Peninsular Malaysia; seemingly more common in Sumatra and Borneo, but... read more
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