Coppersmith Barbet

The Coppersmith Barbet, Crimson-breasted Barbet or Coppersmith , is a bird with crimson forehead and throat which is best known for its metronomic call that has been likened to a coppersmith striking metal with a hammer. It is a resident found in South Asia and parts of Southeast Asia. Like other barbets, they chisel out a hole inside a tree to build their nest. They are mainly fruit eating but will take insects.

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The Coppersmith Barbet is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

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The call of the Coppersmith Barbet (left; at a nest hole), for example, is a dominant sound of Asian woodlands. In some tracts of woods the "hammering" sound of these barbets (thought to recall a coppersmith at his trade) is present dawn to dusk. Nest holes, like this one, are excavated in rotten trees. The 2-5 eggs will be incubated for about two weeks; thereafter both parents care for the young. More

* Coppersmith Barbet videos, photos & sounds on the Internet Bird Collection * Skull Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia. More

The Coppersmith Barbet is the resident of Rimba, home garden and parks. Seen practically most days of the year, its presence detected as soon as the calls are heard. Back in 2006, I saw them nesting on the Rain tree beside the access road. Then it did not attract me maintain a close watch on them. They preferred the canopy level and almost the tallest part of bare branches. I wouldn't be able to get good pictures at that height. More

Coppersmith Barbet courtship - mating Copulation Male fly in, female waiting below. Coppersmith Barbet courtship - mating CopulationJust to record the nature process... Chronology of events . 18:22:34 Coppersmith Barbet courtship - mating CopulationThe kiss. More

The Coppersmith Barbet is considered one of our more common birds in urban gardens but I'm sure not many people in Mumbai have spotted him. His ringing "tuk-tuk-tuk..." calls, on the other hand, must be familiar to everyone who's lucky enough to have a tree or garden in the vicinity! I wish I could have shared clearer photos with you but if you go over to Wiki, there are some excellent ones there. More

Coppersmith Barbet nesting, taken in Singapore * * Add Video To Your Social Bookmarks Bookmark and Share Add comment - Something to say?....put it here Comment on this video: (you must be logged in). More

Coppersmith barbet Show machine tags (0) Hide machine tags (0) Additional Information All rights reserved Anyone can see this photo * * Taken on August 17, 2007 * Viewed 1,094 times * Replaced on December 23, 2007 Add to your map Yay location removed ... (Some formats are OK. More

Coppersmith barbet is one bird that is easiest to identify. It has a round shade yellow face and throat. The body, light green upper part and dark green streak on pale yellow under part. Then a black stripe across the eye. Another point as to why it is easy to spot and identify, it chooses tallest naked branches of tree to make its unending calls. Also on electrical wiring. So for ID, look at the face, size and then the eye. More

except for the Coppersmith Barbet which prefers a semi-open to open habitat. Barbets Barbets are small, stocky-bodied birds with rather large heads which gives the appearance of a stubby neck. The majority of barbets are multicolored in striking plumage. The Asian and American species are predominantly green with red, blue and yellow markings, usually around the head. African barbets are mainly yellow, black or red and are heavily spotted or streaked. More

Coppersmith Barbet - Crimson Breasted Barbet Name Crimson Breasted Barbet (a.k.a The Coppersmith) Scientific Name Megalaima Haemacephala Location Sanjeviah Park, Hyderabad Notes Found in most parts of the country. Also called the Coppersmith because of the tuk-tuk-tuk sound that it makes, which sounds like a coppersmith beating copper on an anvil. More

coppersmith barbet (Megalaima haemocephala) of India favors forest edge, plantations of figs, village and city trees, gardens, orchards, and mangroves—wherever there is fruit to eat and broken branches and stumps to nest in. It does not, however, live in cleared areas where rainforest has been felled, nor the wet rainforest of Sri Lanka, in which areas it is replaced by the crimson-throated barbet (M. rubricapilla). More

vues tanghb — 16 mai 2007 — Coppersmith Barbet nesting, taken in Singapore tanghb — 16 mai 2007 — Coppersmith Barbet nesting, taken in SingaporeCatégorie : Animaux Tags :Coppersmith Barbet nesting bird Chargement… J'aime Enregistrer dans Partager E-mail Skyrock Facebook Twitter MySpace Live Spaces Blogger orkut Buzz reddit Digg Chargement… Connectez-vous ou inscrivez-vous dès maintenant ! Publier un commentaire Afficher tous les commentaires » Répondre Chargement… Résultats pour : Chargement… File d'attente (0) More

Order : Piciformes
Family : Ramphastidae
Genus : Megalaima
Species : haemacephala
Authority : (Müller, 1776)