White-cheeked Barbets (Scientific name: Megalaima viridis) play an important role in forests as seed dispersal agents. They also visit the flowers of Bombax for nectar and may be involved in pollination. These barbets are arboreal and will rarely visit the ground. They obtain most of the water they need from their fruit diet. When water is available in a tree hole, they will sometimes drink and bathe. [Wiki] Clicked at Trivandrum in June/2015.


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