Double-toothed Barbet Pogonornis bidentatus
(aka Lybius bidentatus)
Double-toothed Barbet, Shai Hills, Ghana, May 2011 - click for larger image

Ghana and Ethiopia
May 2011

The Double-toothed Barbet is distributed in tropical Africa from West Africa to Ethiopia and south to Angola and Tanzania. It is found in woodland and forest edges where it is particularly attracted to fruiting trees. It usually forages fairly low down in the undergrowth.

Double-toothed Barbet, Langano Lake, Ethiopia, January 2016 - click for larger image There are two sub-species. P. b. bidentatus is found from Guinea-Bissau to central Cameroon while P. b. aequatorialis is found from eastern Cameroon to Ethiopia and south to Tanzania. This latter has a paler and narrower wing-bar.
Double-toothed Barbet, Langano Lake, Ethiopia, January 2016 - click for larger image
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