Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Barbets :: Great Barbet
Great Barbet Megalaima virens
Described by: Boddaert (1783)
Alternate common name(s): Giant Barbet, Great Hill Barbet, Giant Hill Barbet, Great Himalayan Barbet, Himalayan Great Barbet
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeHimalayas to se. China and n. Malay Peninsula;
(1) Nw. Himalayas (ex. ne. Pakistan, nw. India, Kashmir, s. Tibet and w. Nepal).
(2) E. Nepal to ne. India (c. Assam).
(3) Ne. India (ne. Assam), n. Burma, sw. China (w. Yunnan) and nw. Thailand.
(4) C. Burma, se. China s. to s. Burma, nc. Thailand, n. Laos and n. Vietnam.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Hong Kong Birdwatching Society
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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