Western Tinkerbird

It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Uganda.

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The Western Tinkerbird is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Western Tinkerbird Double-toothed Barbet at Entebbe, Uganda Black-collared Barbet Order: Piciformes Family: Capitonidae The barbets are plump birds, with short necks and large heads. They get their name from the bristles which fringe their heavy bills. Most species are brightly coloured. There are 84 species worldwide and 24 species which occur in Uganda. More

Western Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus coryphaeus) - Several sightings of this cutie at the edge of the forest in the Becheve nature reserve. Red-rumped Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus atroflavus) - We saw a small family group from the first tree tower at Okomu. Yellow-throated Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus subsulphureus) - Pretty when seen up close, we saw one on the walk into Bashu. More

Order : Piciformes
Family : Ramphastidae
Genus : Pogoniulus
Species : coryphaeus
Authority : (Reichenow, 1892)