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Malabar Barbet Megalaima malabarica  
Malabar Barbet
Photographer : © Aseem Kumar Kothiala
Location :Valparai, Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu, India
Date : 11 December 2016
English synonyms:Crimson-fronted Barbet, Crimson-throated Barbet, Malabar Crimson-throated Barbet
Bird Family :Megalaiminae - Asian Barbets
Red Data Status :Unspecified
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to SW India.

Formerly treated as a subspecies of Crimson-fronted Barbet Megalaima rubricapillus.

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