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I saw this lovely bird in my garden, Gauteng, South Africa. He came to enjoy the juicy orange!
The Black-collared Barbet (Rooikophoutkapper: Afrikaans, Lybius torquatus) is a species of bird in the Ramphastidae family. It is found in sub-Saharan Africa through Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Photography: Birds in my garden
Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
30 May 2013.

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  • F.A. Moore
    F.A. Moorealmost 2 years ago

    What an incredible bird! I’m so delighted to see that he found your fruit! Amazing. Love the ivy in the background too. It’s perfect.

  • Thanks Frannie!! They are quite shy and one doesn’t see them too often, I was just lucky!! Thanks very much for the fav too.

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonalmost 2 years ago

    Wow! What a stroke of luck to have captured him Liz, beautiful! I’ve had them visiting my garden a couple of times, must wish they would decide to stay!

  • Thanks so much Maree…. just love them!!! I saw the Crested Barbet also this morning!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Macky
    Mackyalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful capture of a difficult subject, congrats Elizabeth!!

  • Thanks so much Macky!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotalmost 2 years ago

    What a wonderful capture of this beauty! Who can resist a juicy orange!!

  • Nobody!! ;-)
    Thanks so very much Dottie!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • jozi1
    jozi1almost 2 years ago

    Great shot,Elizabeth :)

  • Thanks Tony!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELalmost 2 years ago

    Wow… what a beauty Elizabeth… you have captured him so well… I hope to see one myself when I visit SA at the end of the year…

  • Thanks my bird-loverfriend!! I also hope you will see one…come visit me, smile!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanalmost 2 years ago

    what a lovely bird Liz…so very pretty and a great close up shot!

  • Thanks so much Linda!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonalmost 2 years ago

    30th May 2013

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  • Thanks very much for this feature Maree!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • David Clarke
    David Clarkealmost 2 years ago

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