Red-fronted Barbet

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

The Red-fronted Barbet (Tricholaema diademata) is a species of bird in the Ramphastidae family. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Tricholaema diademata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 27 July 2007. Stub icon This Piciformes-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. More

It is often confused with the Red-fronted Barbet but it is significantly smaller than that species, has a black moustache and a less robust bill, and lacks a broad yellow superciliary stripe. At about 100 repetitions per minute, the Red -fronted Tinkerbird's call is a fast tink-tink-tink-tink, very similar to that of Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird . Many barbets perch prominently, but, unlike their larger relatives, the smaller tinkerbirds sing from cover and are more frequently heard than seen. More

The red-fronted barbetis a northeast African endemic. The upper images were made in Orkesumet in October 2006. The other bird was seen in Engikaret in June 2008. They prefer drier country as these locations suggest. The Macaulay Library has several good recordings of this bird. More

There are 2 races of Red-fronted Barbet present in Kenya, T. d. diademata (pictured above) and T. d. massaica. The main distinguishing feature is the amount of spotting and streaking present on the body. T. d. diademata has a few large blackish spots on its flanks, it is found mainly in the N of the country. T. d. massaica has a larger number of small spots and streaks on its underside. More

For the purposes of our bird news services, Red-fronted Barbet is classed as Ungraded: species that are unlikely to appear as wild birds in Britain or Ireland hide section Most recent photos of Red-fronted Barbet (1) Lake Baringo, Kenya Lake Baringo, Kenya23/11/2009 Lake Baringo, Kenya 23/11/2009 View all pictures of Red-fronted Barbet View all pictures of Red-fronted Barbet show section External Links (0) We currently have no external links for this species. More

Red-fronted Barbet (below) is frequenting such a fruiting fig tree. . There are 36 species in six genera in Africa of these arboreal birds, including the tiny tinkerbirds. A mid-sized species is D'Arnoud's Barbet (right) of east Africa. There is substantial variation in plumage over its range, and sometimes birds of the southern population, shown here, are split as a separate species . More

Red-fronted Barbet of Eastern Africa Red-fronted Barbet (Tricholaema diademata) Family Capitonidae or Lybiidae Kenya, Africa Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot Explanation: Who is making off with a seed in this week's photo? Why, this is a diminutive, uncommon, mostly solitary, and easily-overlooked Red-fronted Barbet, found only in eastern Africa. We are back on the shores of Lake Baringo in the Rift Valley of Kenya, eastern Africa. More

The Red-fronted Barbet (Tricholaema diademata) is a species ... Red-fronted Warbler * Red-fronted Warbler - * The Red-fronted Warbler or Red-faced Apalis (Urorhipis rufif... More

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Order : Piciformes
Family : Ramphastidae
Genus : Tricholaema
Species : diademata
Authority : (Heuglin, 1861)