Barbets (Capitonidae)

Sladen's Barbet (Gymnobucco sladeni) - HBW 7, p. 177

French: Barbican de Sladen German: Ru├čbartvogel Spanish: Barbudo de Sladen
Other common names: Zaire Barbet

Taxonomy: Gymnobucco sladeni Ogilvie-Grant, 1907, Mawambi, Zaire.
Forms a superspecies with G. peli, both also rather closely related to G. calvus. Monotypic.

Distribution: C & E Zaire (E to near borders of Uganda and Rwanda); reported also SW Central African Republic.

  • Least Concern
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