Megalaiminae

Great Barbet

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Megalaima virens
Nepali Name: न्याउली Nyauli

Notes:
1. The incessant piuuuuu…… of this bird is one of the most prevalent sounds of the spring air in Nepal.
2. Nepali folklore ascribes the melancholy sound of this bird as a call for a lost lover.

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Golden-throated Barbet

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Megalaima franklinii
Nepali Name: कुक्लुङ्ग Kuklung

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Blue-throated Barbet

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Nepali name: कुथुर्के (Kuthurke)

Notes:
1. A bird of light forest beside human habitation.
2. Like other barbets is a rather conspicuous bird because of its incessant call of took-a-rook took-a-rook….

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Brown-headed Barbet

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Megalaima zeylanica
Nepali Name: कुमछिर्के कुथुर्के  (Kumchirke Kuthurke)

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