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This female Red-headed Barbet was photographed in Costa Rica in 2014. Photo by Oscar Johnson/Louisiana State University Subscribe to BirdWatching magazine for tips, hotspots and much more! Birds are the…

Red-headed Barbet

Red-headed barbet Barbudo cabecirrojo (Eubucco bourcierii) Costa Rica…

Himalayan Black-lored Tit

…the forest canopy, and sometimes fruit. It uses woodpecker or barbet holes for nesting, and will also excavate its own hole or use man-made sites. Nikon D810 Tamron 150-600 mm…

Blue-throated Barbet

They are typically seen foraging in the forest canopy, but will visit lower shrubs to feed. Their staple diet consists of fruits (particularly figs), some flowers, figs and insects, such…

Great Barbet

This is the largest barbet at 31–33 cm (12–13 in) in length and a weight of 192–295 g (6.8–10.4 oz). It is a plump bird, with a short neck, large…

Prong-billed Barbet

Prong-billed Barbet (Semnornis frantzii) Barbudo Cocora Christian Sanchez costa rica alajuela…