Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Golden-throated Barbet

Order - Piciformes
Family - Megalaimidae (Asian Barbets)
Golden-throated Barbet
Psilopogon franklinii
金喉拟啄木鸟 / 金喉拟鴷

    Size : c. 20.5–23.5 cm; 50–73 g (ramsayi), 71–101 g (franklinii)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Psilopogon franklinii franklinii (Blyth, 1842) – Himalayan Golden-throated Barbet
    – C Nepal E along Himalayan slopes to N Myanmar and S China (SE Tibet, W & S Yunnan, SW Guangxi), S to Bangladesh (no recent records), N Thailand, N Laos and N Vietnam.
  • Psilopogon franklinii ramsayi (Walden, 1875) – Malay Golden-throated Barbet
    – C Myanmar and NW Thailand S through Malay Peninsula.

Psilopogon franklinii ssp. ramsayi
Date : 27 June 2017
Location : Gunung Ulu Kali, Genting Highlands, Daerah Bentong, Pahang

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