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Crested Barbet BIRD

Crested Barbet

Introduction

Head-Body Length:24 cm
Weight:72 g
Habitat:Tree savannas, woodlands, riverines
Diet:Omnivore: insects, fruit
Reproduction:This is a monogamous bird species. One to five eggs are laid in a tree hole sometime between September and December. Incubation lasts 13-17 days, after which both parents help care for the hatchlings. The chicks fledge by 31 days of age. A pair of barbets can have up to five broods in a season.
These birds are usually found alone or in pairs.
Behavior:Crested barbets are highly territorial and can be very aggressive to other birds within their territory.
Status:No special status

Geographic:Southern Africa Date:1976-12 Subjects: Capitonidae
Piciformes
Birds
Vertebrates
Chordata

KEY FACTS

Name Crested Barbet,Trachyphonus vaillantii
Origin Crested Barbet is common in North-eastern of South Africa, but it is also found in Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana and northern Namibia
Size 24 cm
Clutch Size 1-5 eggs
Life span 10+ years
Reproduction This is a monogamous bird species. One to five eggs are laid in a tree hole sometime between September and December. Incubation lasts 13-17 days, after which both parents help care for the hatchlings. The chicks fledge by 31 days of age. A pair of barbets can have up to five broods in a season.
Colors Yellow

description of Crested Barbet

Nickname “fruit salad” Known as Crested
Barbet, Levaillant’s Barbet, Fruit Salad Bird

Omnivorous bird, love fruits like figs and jackal
berries and apart from fruits they also eat insects, eggs, snails, and even young
birds and hatchlings.

 

Identification


Male and Female
In terms of plumage, males and females are
similar with the head mottled in red and yellow
and a blurred gray-black dot on each cheek.

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scientific classification

Kingdom – Animalia
Phylum – Chordata
Class – Aves
Order – Piciformes
Family – Capitonidae
Genus – Trachyphonus
Genus SpeciesTrachyphonus vaillantii

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