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Size: 25 cm
Distinguished with difficulty from other barbets by its diagnostic full red crown.
A resonate took-took, then a pause followed by a longer series of notes.
A lowland rainforest bird. Lives in primary forest, in nearby disturb forest and along forest edges. The numbers of this bird are getting very low due to limited forested areas. Sometimes this bird may be seen in fruiting trees, clambering in the foliage, picking fruits.
Uncommon resident and breeder in the island.
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you have captured the colours of this magnificent bird very well. Also good sharpness with a nice BG. As a bonus we can see the way this bird uses its beak to chisel into the tree, a good action shot.
- [2010-08-13 6:20]
Amazing capture, beautiful and colorful bird trying to make a nest, well done. tfs.
What an eye catcher! I love the colors and what buzzsaw action you captured. I've never seen one of these before.
- [2010-08-13 7:23]
Great capture of this colorful bird in action.
Very good photo.Congratulations.
great action shot, Ang