The Golden-naped Barbets (Megalaima pulcherrima) – also known as Golden-rumped Barbets or Kinabalu Barbets – are Asian Barbets that occur naturally in the forested mountains of northern Borneo (large island located north of Java, Indonesia) – from Kinabalu and Trus Madi south to Mulu and Murud.
They are quite common in the Kinabalu Park.
Diet / Feeding
Golden-naped 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
These barbets generally nest in tree cavities and females generally lay 2 to 4 eggs, which are incubated for 13 to 15 days.
Calls / Vocalizations / Sounds
Alternate (Global) Names
Chinese: ???? … Czech: Vousák nádherný, vousák zlatošijný … Danish: Gulnakket Skægfugl … Dutch: Goudnekbaardvogel, Goudnek-baardvogel … Finnish: Sininaamioseppä … French: Barbu élégant … German: Prachtbartvogel, Pracht-Bartvogel … Indonesian: Takur Tengkuk-emas … Italian: Barbetto nucadorata, Barbuto nucadorata … Japanese: kierigoshikidori … Norwegian: Gullnakkeskjeggfugl … Polish: pstroglów zlotokarkowy, pstrog?ów z?otokarkowy … Russian: ????????? ?????????? … Slovak: barbet modrohrdlýSpanish: Barbudo de Cuello Dorado, Barbudo Elegante … Swedish: Guldnackad barbett
Related Web Resources: Asian Barbet Information … Asian Barbet Species … Asian Barbet Photo Gallery