Yellow-spotted barbet

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Yellow-spotted barbet
Buccanodon duchaillui.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Lybiidae
Genus: Buccanodon
G.R. Gray, 1855
Species: B. duchaillui
Binomial name
Buccanodon duchaillui
(Cassin, 1856)
specimen at Nairobi National Museum

The yellow-spotted barbet (Buccanodon duchaillui) is a bird species in the monotypic genus Buccanodon.[2] It belongs to the African barbet family (Lybiidae) which was formerly included in the Capitonidae and sometimes in the Ramphastidae.

It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Uganda.[1]

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