Chinese barbet

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Chinese barbet
Megalaima faber 1870.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Megalaimidae
Genus: Psilopogon
Species: P. faber
Binomial name
Psilopogon faber
(Swinhoe, 1870)

Megalaima faber

The Chinese barbet (Psilopogon faber) is a species of bird in the family Megalaimidae. It is endemic to southern China.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the black-browed barbet (M. oorti).


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Psilopogon faber". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22734438A95085587. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22734438A95085587.en. Retrieved 13 January 2018.