Banded Barbet Lybius undatus
Banded Barbet, Lake Langano, January 2016, Ethiopia, January 2016 - click for larger image

Lake Langano, Ethiopia
January 2016

The Banded Barbet is endemic to Ethiopia and Eritrea where it is found in a variety of wooded habitats at between 300 and 3,000 metres. See the distribution map at Birdlife International.

Within this relatively small area there are 4 sub-species and several plumage variants within those. All have a red forecrown and pale eyes and most have a black throat. It is distinguished from all other barbets in the region by its barred underparts.

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