Zambian Barbet Lybius chaplini


Benson, C. W.; Irwin, M. P. S. 1965. A new species of tinker-barbet from northern Rhodesia. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 85: 5-9.

Colebrook-Robjent, J. F. R.; Stjernstedt, R. 1976. Chaplin's Barbet Lybius chaplini: field description of eggs, a new host record for the Lesser Honeyguide Indicator minor. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 96: 109-111.

Phiri, C. 2014. Zambian Barbets, figs and people Le Barbican de Chaplin, les figuiers et les gens. BirdLife Afr. Newsl. 14(2): 11.

Roxburgh, L. 2006. The impacts of fuelwood collection and farming on Chaplin's Barbet, and endemic hole-nesting fig specialist in Zambia. Journal of Ornithology 147(5): 241.

Roxburgh, L. 2007. Zambian or Chaplin’s barbets (Lybius chaplini) - October 2007. Assessment of Red List status.

Roxburgh, L. 2009. Chaplin's Barbet: Zambia's endemic. Africa - Birds & Birding 14(5): 66-70.

Winterbottom, J. M. 1952. Some notes on Northern Rhodesian birds part II. Northern Rhodesia Journal 1(6): 32-40.

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BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Lybius chaplini. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.