Red-and-yellow Barbet (Trachyphonus erythrocephalus)

Details

Details of Red-and-yellow Barbet (Trachyphonus erythrocephalus)

Red-and-yellow barbet is found in Eastern Africa, it is a species of African Barbet. Red-and-yellow barbets are omnivores, feeding on seeds, fruit, and invertebrates. They live in not very opened areas, such as riverbeds and cliffs or termite mounds.

Males of red-and-yellow barbet have distinctive black (spotted white), red, and yellow plumage. Females  are similar, but less brightly colored.

Some people keep red-and-yellow barbets as pets.

 

Short Overview

Length - 20–23 cm


Weight  - 40–75 g


Distribution:South Eastern Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya and North Eastern Tanzania.


 

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