Species of Thailand
Psilopogon chersonesus, Frederick Nutter Chasen & C. Boden Kloss, 1927
(In Thai: นกโพระดกเขาหลวง)
The turquoise-throated barbet (Psilopogon chersonesus) is an Asian barbet found in Thailand. The barbets get their name from the bristles which fringe their heavy bills; this species eats fruits and insects. It used to be considered a subspecies of the blue-throated barbet.
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Category / Seasonal Status
Wiki listed status (concerning Thai population): Endemic
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
- Psilopogon chersonesus
- Turquoise-throated barbet
- Chersonese barbet
- Thai: นกโพระดกเขาหลวง