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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.
Photo: Weesgerus, Nylstroom, South Africa.
Canon PowerShot S51S
PHOTOGRAPHY: Feathered Friends
FEATURED in The wonder of wings
29 July 2014.

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  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonover 3 years ago

    What a beauty Liz! I had one pass through my garden last summer, but never had a chance to see him close-up, just heard him and caught a quick glimpse. This is so great! Lovely capture!

  • Many thanks for the fav Maree and yes, they are so lovely, I couldn’t believe they came so close-up at Weesgerus!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • uncleblack
    uncleblackover 3 years ago

    what an amazing little bird…one day i must get to africa!!

  • I’m sure you will enjoy it UncleBlack!! Thanks for your kind comment!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • and the fav, much appreciated! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Sally Griffin
    Sally Griffinover 3 years ago

    wonderful sho, Liz….amazing bird!

  • Thanks Sally, glad you enjoyed!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Ann  Palframan
    Ann Palframanover 3 years ago

    Ah, such a beautiful capture, Liz. They are such beauties

  • Many thanks Ann! Love them! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 3 years ago

    What a fabulous capture! A new species of bird for me, and a beauty!

  • Many thanks Dot! Glad you enjoyed!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    He is magnificent, beautiful capture Elizabeth, love his plumage.

  • Thanks Andrea, I always appreciate your comments!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 3 years ago

    24 August 2011 – 2 images per day

    Great close up!

  • Thanking you Konstantinos!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 3 years ago

    24 August 2011 – 1 image per day

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 3 years ago

    24 August 2011 – 2 images per day

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checca4 months ago


    7/30/14

  • Many thanks for the feature Karen!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

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