Sladen's barbet

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Sladen's barbet
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Lybiidae
Genus: Gymnobucco
Species: G. sladeni
Binomial name
Gymnobucco sladeni
Ogilvie-Grant, 1907

The Sladen's barbet (Gymnobucco sladeni) is a species of bird in the Lybiidae family (African barbets). It is found in the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Its common name and Latin binomial commemorate the British collector Major A. G. Sladen.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Gymnobucco sladeni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 313.