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Bearded Barbet

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Lybius dubius Scientific name 
Piciformes                     Order
Lybiidae                  Family   
26 cm length
Dry (savanna, shrubland & forest) arable land & gardens below 1,500 m, in: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan & Togo. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 white eggs. Incubation and care by both parents. Clutch  
Fruit, berries & insects. Food   Diet
Roosts in small groups. Habits
811 World Number

Least Concern


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