Hairy-breasted Barbet

Tricholaema hirsuta - Barbican hérissé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Piciformes

  • Family
    :

    Lybiidés

  • Genus
    :

    Tricholaema

  • Species
    :

    hirsuta

Descriptor

Swainson, 1821

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 43 à 63 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Barbican hérissé
adult

Hairy-breasted Barbet (Tricholaema hirsuta) is a species of bird in the Lybiidae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Tricholaema hirsuta hirsuta (Sierra Leone to sc Nigeria)
  • Tricholaema hirsuta flavipunctata (s Nigeria to c Gabon)
  • Tricholaema hirsuta angolensis (s Gabon to n Angola)
  • Tricholaema hirsuta ansorgii (e Cameroon and e DRCongo to w Kenya and nw Tanzania)

Foreign names

  • Barbican hérissé,
  • Barbudo hirsuto,
  • barbaças-hirsuto,
  • Fleckenbartvogel,
  • Geelparelbaardvogel,
  • Barbetto pettovilloso,
  • hårbröstad barbett,
  • Hårbrystskjeggfugl,
  • fuzáň bodkovaný,
  • vousák vlasatý,
  • Sortkindet Skægfugl,
  • täpläseppä,
  • barbut hirsut,
  • kosmatek,
  • Пятнистая либия,
  • キボシコゴシキドリ,
  • 丝胸拟䴕,
  • 鬚胸擬啄木,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 05-04-2008
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