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Crested Barbet

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Trachyphonus vaillantii  Scientific name 
Piciformes                   Order
Lybiidae                  Family   
23-24cm Length
Dry savanna & shrubland, plantations beloq 1,800m in: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2(3)5 white eggs incubation 17 days fledge 27-30 Days. Clutch  
Fruit, berries, insects, snails & birds eggs. Food   Diet
814 World Number
Least Concern Status

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