Black-throated Barbet
Tricholaema melanocephala
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These black-throated barbets were photographed at Same (6-18), courtesy of Per Holmen; Ngutukoiti (left 2nd row, 2-07) and Engikaret (right 2nd row and row 3). The 4th row bird was also seen at Engikaret (9-10), courtesy of Valéry Schollaert, and the 5th row at Tsavo West (2-12), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst; the 6th row bird, at Naipilokonya (8-14). The 7th row birds were photographed at Ubuntu (3-13), courtesy of Paul Oliver. The mating pair in the bottom two photos was at Shambarai swamp (10-17), courtesy of Trude Peterson. Note the characteristic elongated yellow spots on the back and the faint yellow on the rump. The endemic Tanzanian subspecies flavibuccalis has a brown throat patch extending down the center of the breast.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-19 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Valéry Schollaert, Karine Van der Vurst, Paul Oliver, Trude Peterson, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 4-02-19