Barbets (Capitonidae)

Yellow-throated Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus subsulphureus) - HBW 7, p. 184

French: Barbion à gorge jaune German: Gelbkehl-Bartvogel Spanish: Barbudito Gorgigualdo

Taxonomy: Bucco subsulphureus Fraser, 1843, Bioko.
Closely related to P. bilineatus and the superspecies formed by P. pusillus and P. chrysoconus. Three subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • chrysopygus (Shelley, 1889) - Sierra Leone and SE Guinea E to S Ghana.
  • flavimentum (J. Verreaux & E. Verreaux, 1851) - Togo E to S Central African Republic and S Uganda, and S to C Zaire.
  • subsulphureus (Fraser, 1843) - Bioko I (Fernando Póo).

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