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Text and photos by Nick Baker, unless credited to others.
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Barbets
   
   

Fig 1 : Red-crowned Barbet
  

Fig 2 : Fire-tufted Barbet
 

Fig 3 : Black-browed Barbet


Fig 4 : Coppersmith Barbet
  

Fig 5 : Lineated Barbet
 

Fig 1 :
Red-crowned Barbet
Psilopogon rafflesii
Location : Central forests, Singapore
Habitat : Mature lowland secondary forest
Notes : Searching for fruits at mid-canopy level.

Fig 2:
Fire-tufted Barbet
Psilopogon pyrolophus
Location : Fraser's Hill, Peninsular Malaysia
Habitat : Lower montane, primary rainforest
Notes : Feeding on a fruiting fig tree - the birds carefully select the ripest figs i.e. those with an orange colour. This species has an unusual call which is easily mistaken for the buzzing of a cicada.

Fig 3 :
Black-browed Barbet
Psilopogon oorti
Location : Fraser's Hill, Peninsular Malaysia
Habitat : Lower montane, primary rainforest
Notes : As well as fruits and figs, barbets also consume insect prey, like this large beetle.

Fig 4 :
Coppersmith Barbet
Psilopogon haemacephalus
Location :
Portsdown, Singapore
Habitat : Wooded, residential area.


Fig 5 :
Lineated Barbet
Psilopogon lineatus
Location :  Ipoh, Perak, Peninsular Malaysia
Habitat : Secondary forest, adjacent to karst limestone.

Fig 6 :
Blue-eared Barbet
Psilopogon cyanotis
Location :  Kaeng Krachan, Phetchaburi, Thailand
Habitat : Lowland forest
Notes : Seen excavating a new hole in a dead tree. Photo by Charles Currin.

Fig 7 :
Black-eared Barbet
Psilopogon duvaucelii
Location :  Kledang Saiong, Perak, Peninsular Malaysia
Habitat : Lowland forest edge
Notes : Feeding on ripe berries of Sarcotheca monophylla.

Fig 8 :
Green-eared Barbet
Psilopogon faiostrictus
Location :  Kaeng Krachan, Phetchaburi, Thailand
Habitat : Lowland forest
Notes : Attracted to small, ripe, reddish-orange figs.
Photo by Charles Currin.

Fig 9 :
Red-throated Barbet
Psilopogon mystacophanos
Location : Ipoh, Perak, Peninsular Malaysia
Habitat : Lowland, primary forest edge
Notes : Seen feeding on ripe fruits of Bridelia tomentosa

Fig 10 :
Gold-whiskered Barbet
Psilopogon chrysopogon
Location : Ipoh, Perak, Peninsular Malaysia
Habitat : Lowland, primary forest edge
Notes : Attracted to
small. orange figs

Fig 11 :
Sooty Barbet
Caloramphus hayii
Location : Taiping, Perak, Peninsular Malaysia
Habitat : Lowland, primary forest edge

Fig 6 : Blue-eared Barbet
  

ゥ  Charles Currin
  


Fig 7 : Black-eared Barbet
   
Fig 8 : Green-eared Barbet
  

ゥ  Charles Currin
 


Fig 9 : Red-throated Barbet
  

Fig 10 : Gold-whiskered Barbet
  

Fig 11 : Sooty Barbet