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Yellow-fronted Barbet
Megalaima flavifrons

(Vulnerable). Endemic. Commonin well-wooded areas in wet lowlands to mid hills. Also common inthe foothills tomidhills onthe drier, easternside of the mountains. Its pleasing, far-carryin calls, heardthroughout the day, are the most characteristic sound of all the forested areas of the wet zone lowlands and adjacent hills a repeated ku-ki-yuk with a rattling prelude. The second-largest barbet in the island, it is unmistakablewith its blue face and yellow forehead. It frequents tall trees, but descends to lower trees especially when these are in fruit.

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