Pogoniulus pusillus (Red-fronted tinkerbird, Red-fronted tinker barbet) The Red-fronted tinkerbird's distribution is split

into two isolated populations - one in north east Africa, the other largely restricted to the south-eastern coastal area in South Africa. preferring riverine forest and valley bushveld. It ainly forages in the upper canopy of trees, feeding on s all fruits, especially istletoes, occasionally hawking insects. !oth se"es e"cavate the nest, which is usually a hole dug into the underside of a branch, or an upright dead tree trunk. The #-$ chicks are cared for by both parents, who feed the insects and fruit regularly.

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