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Blue-throated Barbet Megalaima asiatica asiatica   - Erythristic variant
Blue-throated Barbet
Photographer : © Prasad Ganpule
Location :Manas National Park, Assam, India
Date : 11 April 2017
English synonyms:Blue-breasted Barbet, Blue-cheeked Barbet, Turquoise-throated Barbet (chersonesus), Chersonese Barbet (chersonesus)
Bird Family :Megalaiminae - Asian Barbets
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Uncommon variant of the blue-throated barbet, sometimes called as 'rubescens', with red breast and mantle - PG