White-headed Barbet
Lybius leucocephalus
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The black eye skin and the dark grey bill are the diagnostic features of the white-headed barbet. Note the white tail and grey/brown belly and wings flecked with white, characteristic of ssp. albicauda. The left upper foursome was photographed at Lake Eyasi (12-09), courtesy of Chris Schmeling and the right upper, in the Serengeti (8-06), courtesy of Gian Schachenmann. The middle photos were taken in Olasiti (2-10); the left lower in the Serengeti (4-14), courtesy of Per Holmen and the right lower, at Lobo (8-11), courtesy of Dr. Louis A. Hansen.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Gian Schachenmann, Chris Schmeling, Louis A. Hansen, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 12-28-14