Lybius torquatus

Lybius torquatus (Dumont, 1816)

Common Names

Black-collared Barbet (English), Barbican à collier (French)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution


Angola (not N), S DR Congo, Tanzania (not N) south to extreme N Namibia, N and E Botswana and further south to all of E South Africa


Open woodland

Movements and dispersal


Taxonomic Children

Total: 1

Lybius torquatus bocagei (Sousa, 1886)


Lack, P. (2010).  The African Bird Club checklist of African birds: Non-Passerines.
Louette, M., Meirte D., Louage A., & Reygel A. (2010).  Type specimens of birds in the Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren. Zoological Documentation Online Series (R. Mus. Centr. Afr.). 332.