Barbets (Capitonidae)

Grey-throated Barbet (Gymnobucco bonapartei) - HBW 7, p. 177

French: Barbican à gorge grise German: Trauerbartvogel Spanish: Barbudo Gorgigrís
Other common names: Bonaparte’s Barbet

Taxonomy: Gymnobucco Bonapartei Hartlaub, 1854, Gabon.
W populations of cinereiceps formerly separated as race intermedius. Two subspecies currently recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • bonapartei Hartlaub, 1854 - W Cameroon and Gabon E to SW & EC Zaire.
  • cinereiceps Sharpe, 1891 - Central African Republic, S Sudan and E Zaire, S to N Angola, Burundi, W Kenya and NW Tanzania.

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