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Bristle-nosed Barbet
3828 Bristle-nosed Barbet Gymnobucco peli Kakum National Park, Ghana 20130124 1 600
Information
Range Angola, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Togo.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Piciformes
Family Lybiidae
Genus Gymnobucco
Species Gymnobucco peli
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Bristle-nosed barbet (Gymnobucco peli), is a species of African barbet in the family Lybiidae. It used to be placed in the family Bucconidae, which has been split up; alternatively, it may be included in a vastly expanded Ramphastidae.

It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Togo.

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