Barbets in Uganda

Are there barbets in Uganda

February 26, 2022
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Are there barbets in Uganda? These birds have long necks and large heads. They are large plump birds. They derive their name from their heavy bills and fringe bristles. The barbets usually have bright colors. There are about 24 species of the barbets that occur in Uganda of the 84 that happen worldwide.

Grey-throated Barbet Gymnobucco bonapartei

Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus

Red-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus pusillus

Yellow-spotted Barbet Buccanodon duchaillui

Double-toothed Barbet Lybius bidentatus

Black-breasted Barbet Lybius rolleti

Yellow-billed Barbet Trachyphonus purpuratus

Crested Barbet Trachyphonus vaillantii

Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus

Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus

Western Tinkerbird Pogoniulus coryphaeus

Moustached Tinkerbird Pogoniulus leucomystax

Green Tinkerbird Pogoniulus simplex

Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus bilineatus

Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus

Red-and-yellow Barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus

Hairy-breasted Barbet Tricholaema hirsuta

Red-fronted Barbet Tricholaema diademata

Spot-flanked Barbet Tricholaema lachrymosa

White-headed Barbet Lybius leucocephalus

Red-faced Barbet Lybius rubrifacies

Black-billed Barbet Lybius guifsobalito

Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus

D’Arnaud’s Barbet Trachyphonus darnaudii

Book your African birding trips today with Africa Adventure Vacations to see several barbets in Uganda and other bird species.

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