Chinese Barbet Psilopogon faber at Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve

Yat Tung Yu, Yik Hei SUNG

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Abstract

While doing a bird survey at Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve in the morning on 30 December 2014, Yik-hei Sung (SYH) and Yat-tung Yu (YYT), walked along the Brown-Yellow Nature Trail in the high area of Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve. SYH noted a large green bird, presumably a barbet, slowing moving between branches above us in a distance about 10m away. We quickly used our binoculars to observe the bird, though we assumed initially that it could only be a Great Barbet Psilopogon virens. However, the first look of the bird revealed that it was not a Great Barbet, and YYT verbally made field notes with SYH for identification of this bird as summarised below.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHong Kong Bird Report 2014: Chinese Barbet First Record
EditorsJohn ALLCOCK, Gary CHOW, Geoff WELCH
Place of PublicationHong Kong
PublisherThe Hong Kong Bird Watching Society
Pages295-301
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - May 2016
Externally publishedYes

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    Yu, Y. T., & SUNG, Y. H. (2016). Chinese Barbet Psilopogon faber at Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve. In J. ALLCOCK, G. CHOW, & G. WELCH (Eds.), Hong Kong Bird Report 2014: Chinese Barbet First Record (pp. 295-301). The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society. https://www.hkbws.org.hk/web/chi/documents/bird_report/2014_birdreport_protected.pdf