Species of Thailand
Thai: นกโพระดกเขาหลวง, nok phoradok khao luang
Binomial name: Psilopogon chersonesus, Frederick Nutter Chasen & C. Boden Kloss, 1927
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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- Psilopogon chersonesus
- Turquoise-throated barbet
- Chersonese barbet
- Thai: นกโพระดกเขาหลวง, nok phoradok khao luang
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
Range map of Psilopogon chersonesus in Thailand
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