Naked-faced barbet

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Naked-faced barbet
A monograph of the Capitonidæ, or scansorial barbets (20181451181), crop.jpg
male (left) and female (right)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Lybiidae
Genus: Gymnobucco
Species: G. calvus
Binomial name
Gymnobucco calvus
(Lafresnaye, 1841)

The naked-faced barbet (Gymnobucco calvus) is a bird species in the family Lybiidae (the African barbets). It used to be placed in the family Bucconidae (puffbirds), which has been split up; alternatively, it may be included in a vastly expanded Ramphastidae (toucans).

It is found in Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, DRC, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Togo.

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