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


Thungyainaresuan Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnjanaburi, Thailand - Jan, 2005 © Chaiyan Kasorndorkbua  Pelling, Sikkim, India - Dec 6, 2004 © Sudhir Shivaram 
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Himalayas 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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