White cheeked barbet, Masinagudi

small green barbet

White cheeked barbet, Masinagudi

White-cheeked barbet is also known as the small green barbet. It is again a forest dwelling bird found mainly in western ghats and adjoining areas. A predominant fruit eater which can use its bills to excavate the cavities in trees and where it nests. It is classified as least concern by IUCN.

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