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Blue‑eared Barbet Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Psilopogon cyanotis
Family : Megalaimidae
Order : Piciformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : The Blue-eared Barbet has green plumage and crimson coloured spots on the cheeks.Its throat and ear-coverts are verditer-blue with a black band running between throat and breast.It is a plump bird,with a short neck,large head, short tail and the bill is dark.The adult male has a black forehead and the female has a duller head pattern.The juvenile has a green head with some blue on the ear coverts and throat.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source:www.en.wikipedia.org, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: robbythai (www.inaturalist.org/people/robbythai ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;more information, please contact us.