Brown-throated Barbets

The Brown-throated Barbets (Megalaima corvina) – also known as Javan Barbets or Javan Brown-throated Barbets – are endemic to the Indonesian island of Java (hence this species’ common name); where they live in subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and moist montanes in the western part of the island.

Diet / Feeding

Brown-throated Barbets primarily feed on fruits, but will also eat a wide range of insects, such as ants, cicadas, dragonflies, crickets, locusts, beetles, moths and mantids.

Breeding / Nesting

They nest in tree holes and hens usually lay 2 to 4 eggs, which are incubated for 13 to 15 days.

Alternate (Global) Names

Chinese: ???? … Czech: Vousák hnedohrdlý, vousák hn?dohrdlý … Danish: Brunstrubet Skægfugl … Dutch: Bruinkeelbaardvogel, Bruinkeel-baardvogel … Finnish: Ruskopääseppä … French: Barbu corbin … German: Braunkehl-Bartvogel … Indonesian: Bututut, Maruku, Takur Bututut … Italian: Barbetto golabruna, Barbuto golabruna … Japanese: chanodogoshikidori … Norwegian: Brunstrupeskjeggfugl … Polish: pstroglów brazowogardly, pstrog?ów br?zowogard?y … Russian: ?????????? ?????????? … Slovak: barbet hnedohrdlý … Spanish: Barbudo Corvino, Barbudo de Garganta Castaña … Swedish: Brunstrupig barbett

Related Web Resources: Asian Barbet InformationAsian Barbet SpeciesAsian Barbet Photo Gallery

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