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Brown Barbet Caloramphus fuliginosus tertius   - Male
Brown Barbet
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Sepilok, Sandakan, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia
Date : 2 May 2016
English synonyms:Malay Brown Barbet (hayii), Malayan Brown Barbet (hayii), Bornean Brown Barbet (fuliginosus, tertius), Sooty Barbet (fuliginosus, tertius)
Bird Family :Megalaiminae - Asian Barbets
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :One of many birdse feeding on oil palm fruit (Elaeis guineensis). Note black on proximal portion of the upper mandible. Most guides state males have black bills and females brown/horn but some males have only partial black beaks.
- Amar
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