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Gold Whiskered Barbet

Gold Whiskered Barbet
Gold Whiskered BarbetHand-painted detailHand-made by Akha hilltribe artisansTraditional hilltribe whistle
55( 1 )

$17.99 each


Each of our clay whistle sculptures is hand-formed from locally sourced clay and hand-painted by one of our Akha hilltribe artisans.

Commonly referred to ask the Common Toucan, the golden-whiskered Barbet (megalaima chrysopogon) is anything but common with its distinct and brightly coloured plummage and yellow whiskered cheeks. Found all over Asia, they have evolved into masters of disguise amid the foliage they prefer. 

Conservation Status: Least Concern