Golden-throated Barbet Psilopogon franklinii
(aka Megalaima franklinii)
Golden-throated Barbet, Shemgang, Bhutan, March 2008 - click for larger image Bhutan

The Golden-throated Barbet is distributed from Nepal to south China and southwards to Indochina, Myanmar and the Malay Peninsula.

It is found in montane forest and is usually at higher elevations than Blue-throated Barbet P. asiatica and is generally between 900 and 2,200 metres.

Golden-throated Barbet, Shemgang, Bhutan, March 2008 - click for larger image It is a green barbet with some blue on the wings, red on the forehead and nape and gold on the crown and throat.

There is additional information on Avibase .
Golden-throated Barbet, Deothang, Samdrup Jongkhar, Bhutan, April 2008 - click for larger image
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