Tricholaema leucomelas   Acacia Pied Barbet  Bonthoutkapper
Acacia Pied Barbet
Modimolle, Nov 2019

A breeding resident. An arid country species, it is fairly common in the surrounding thorn savannas but is generally scarce and localised in the Waterberg (37% in, 63% out and recorded in 49% of the Waterberg pentads) where it occurs mostly on the fringes and in pockets of thornveld. Breeds in summer.
Acacia Pied Barbet Waterberg distribution
Acacia Pied Barbet
Modimolle, May 2019
Acacia Pied Barbet
Lephalale, May 2018

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