KNP Blk-collar barbet 2

The Black-collared Barbet (Rooikophoutkapper, Afrikaans name) occurs throughout the Kruger National Park, mostly in wooded areas. Their nests are usually excavated into tree stumps.

KNP Blk-collar barbet

Their main food is fruit and particularly figs.

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  1. Bianca
    20 January 2016

    Hi guys
    I have a baby rooikop houtkapper that I found almost dead in our garden…i would like some advice on how I can make him strong and healthy again…I’ve been feeding him mashed fruits and bananna purity . He is injured…left wing and left claw is broken…
    Please help with any advice .
    Thank you
    Bianca van Dyk
    082 092 0035

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