Lineated barbet

  Lineated Barbet (Megalaima lineata) The Lineated Barbet can be found along the southern foothills of the Himalayas and also in parts of Bangladesh and West Bengal.In the local language of Bengal it is known as “Sobuj Bosonto Bauri”.   Where could you spot the Lineated Barbet in Kolkata? The Lineated Barbet is a migratory […]

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Coppersmith Barbet

  Coppersmith Barbet (Megalaima haemacephala) The Coppersmith Barbet is a short, stocky bird, with a leaf-green body that allows it to remain well-camouflaged in the canopy. It is resident in India and other South Asian nations. It is commonly known as “Bosonto bauri” in Bengali. It was named as the official bird of Mumbai in […]

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Blue-throated Barbet

  Blue-throated Barbet (Megalaima asiatica) A bird possessing a wonderful combination of a green body and a blue throat is none other than the Blue-throated Barbet, an Asian Barbet belonging to the passerine family of bird. It is widely distributed India, Pakistan, Nepal.Evergreen forests, deciduous forests, gardens are their usually habitat. Commonly known as “Nilgala […]

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