Usambiro Barbet
Trachyphonus usambiro
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The Usambiro barbet is an east African endemic, similar to d'Arnaud's barbet but larger and with a darker bill. The Usambiro's territory is west of the Rift Valley while d'Arnaud's occurs to the east. These birds were photographed in Yaida Valley (upper & middle left) and the Serengeti. The 3rd row right image was taken at Naabi Hill (11-10) is courtesy of Bob Verhoog. The lower image of a juvenile was also taken in the Serengeti (12-11), courtesy of Colin Beale.
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Bob Verhoog, Colin Beale

Last Update this page: 5-01-15