Brown-breasted Barbet
Lybius melanopterus
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The brown-breasted barbet is a large woodland bird found in eastern Tanzania. The left upper photo (Mkomazi NP, 2-17) is courtesy of Stuart Webb. The left nest photo was taken at Lake Duluti (7-07), courtesy of Colin Beale; the right nest, in Dar es Salaam (12-11), courtesy of Robert Carr. The right 2nd & 6th row photos (Maji ya Chai, 8-20) are courtesy of Christie Reeves. The 3rd row pair was seen in Pangani (8-10), courtesy of Valéry Schollaert. The other photos were taken in Ilboru, Pembe Abwe, Emayani and Marangu. Click the photo above to see twelve enlargements including immatures and a juvenile.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-24 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Valéry Schollaert, Lyn Waltenberg, Karine Van der Vurst, Colin Beale
Robert Carr, Paul Oliver, Stuart Webb, Riaan Marais, Christie Reeves

Last Update this page: 8-14-20