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Black-browed Barbet Megalaima oorti oorti   - Adult
Black-browed Barbet
Photographer : © David Fisher/Sunbird
Location :Telun Berasap Falls, Jambi Province, Sumatra, Indonesia
Date : 4 December 2017
English synonyms:Müller's Barbet, Malayan Barbet, Embroidered Barbet, Annam Barbet (annamensis), Indochinese Barbet (annamensis)
Bird Family :Megalaiminae - Asian Barbets
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Note that the form Megalaima (oorti) nuchalis is now considered a full (monotypic) species under the name Taiwan Barbet and Megalaima (oorti) faber has been given full specific status as Chinese Barbet with subspecies faber and sini. Ref:
Collar, N.J. (2006) A taxonomic reappraisal of the Black-browed Barbet Megalaima oorti. Forktail 22:170-173.
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