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"Lineated Barbet on a Ficus fruit tree in Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand. This is different from the Large Green Barbet as it is found in the Himalayan lower foothills, in the company of the Blue-throated Barbet while at higher altitudes it is replaced by the Himalayan or Great Hill Barbet or the Mewli. Lineated Barbet is an Asian Barbet. Barbets and toucans are a group of near passerine birds with a worldwide tropical distribution. The barbets get their name from the bristles which fringe their heavy bills. This footage is part of the professionally-shot stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and Digital Betacam. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... wfi @ vsnl.com and email@example.com.