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Brown Barbet - BirdForum Opus

Caloramphus fuliginosus
Subspecies tertius
Photo by horukuru
Sepilok, Sandakan, Borneo, November 2008

Identification

Dull brown plumage.

Distribution

Endemic to Borneo.

Taxonomy

Formerly considered conspecific with Sooty Barbet.

Subspecies[1]

There are 2 subspecies:

  • C. f. tertius:
  • C. f. fuliginosus:

Habitat

Lowland to sub-montane forest.

Behaviour

Diet

Their diet includes fruit.

Breeding

They nest in colonies.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2014. IOC World Bird Names (version 4.4). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
  3. Avibase

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