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Chinese Barbet Megalaima faber faber   - Adult feeding
Chinese Barbet
Photographer : © John & Jemi Holmes
Location :Jianfengling NFP, Hainan, China
Date : 23 November 2009
English synonyms:Black-crowned Barbet, Black-browed Barbet
Bird Family :Megalaiminae - Asian Barbets
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to China.

Split from Black-browed Barbet Megalaima oorti following Collar, N.J. (2006) A taxonomic reappraisal of the Black-browed Barbet Megalaima oorti. Forktail 22:170-173.
Two subspecies: M. f. faber & M. f. sini.

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