Black-throated barbet

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Black-throated barbet
Black-throated barbet (above), and pied barbet (below); illustration by Joseph Smit, 1891
Calls recorded in southwest Kenya
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Lybiidae
Genus: Tricholaema
Species: T. melanocephala
Binomial name
Tricholaema melanocephala
(Cretzschmar, 1826)
  • Tricholaema stigmatothorax

The black-throated barbet (Tricholaema melanocephala) is a species of bird in the Lybiidae family. It is found in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.