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Coppersmith Barbet Megalaima haemacephala cebuensis   - Adult
Coppersmith Barbet
Photographer : © Wayne Gillatt
Location :Nug-as-Forest, Alcoy, Cebu, Philippines
Date : 7 March 2016
English synonyms:Coppersmith, Crimson-breasted Barbet, Crimson-headed Barbet
Bird Family :Megalaiminae - Asian Barbets
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The bird was initially heard calling high up in a tree before it came down lower where the first photos were obtained and then it entered the small hole in the tree just before dark presumably to roost. - WG