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White-cheeked (Small Green) Barbet

Megalaima viridis

FAMILY MEGALAIMIDAE
(BARBETS) 

Habitat: Gardens, groves, sparse woodlands, trees with dead wood

Distribution: Southern India

Diet: Fruits, insects (especially winged termites)

Distinguishing features: Green with a brownish head streaked with white



Jan-2012
Jan-2012 White-cheeked Barbet Pic: Sujesh S.
Pic: Sujesh S.



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