|Crimson-fronted Barbet Megalaima rubricapilla
|Photographer :|| © Pragnesh R Patel |
|Location :||Nuwara Eliya, Central Province, Sri Lanka|
14 May 2018|
|English synonyms:||Small Barbet, Sri Lankan Small Barbet, Sri Lanka Small Barbet, Ceylon Small Barbet|
|Bird Family :||Megalaiminae - Asian Barbets |
|Bird Group :||PICIFORMES |
|Red Data Status :||Least Concern|
|Taxonomic Notes :||Monotypic species endemic to Sri Lanka.
Note that the form malabarica was formerly considered a subspecies of Megalaima rubricapillus but is now treated as a full species Malabar Barbet Megalaima malabarica endemic to SW India.