Mystery Bird: Green Barbet, Stactolaema olivacea

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[Mystery bird] Green Barbet, Stactolaema olivacea, photographed at Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Tanzania, Africa. [I will identify this bird for you in 48 hours]

Image: Dan Logen, 10 January 2010 [larger view].

Nikon D300, 200-400 VR lens at 400 mm., ISO 800, 1/640 sec, f/7.1.

Please name at least one field mark that supports your identification.

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Because of the dark crown and eye, unmarked face, and the location, I'll guess that this bird's name suggests Mad magazine, even though it's a species I'm completely unfamiliar with.

Where, oh where, are psweet and P. Moulton when you need them?!

Where, oh where, are psweet and P. Moulton when you need them?!

Will I do instead, Murray?
Sounds like Ken's offspring with a certain plastic girl.
And the colour of envy, I think.

Sorry, Murray, African passerines are way outside my area.

All help cheerfully and gratefully accepted Adrian, and since we seem to have many puzzles from Tanzania, it's your DUTY to help us out! Anyway, thanks for the clues -- didn't know that Ken and Barbie had an "offspring" but "green" is the color of jealousy. N.B. to Carel: "suggests Mad magazine" -- maybe, in what way? All help, etc.

Nearly there Murray, what is a small Barbie? (like a small cigar).

A small Barbie is a: chiquita, Barbinetta, Barbinelle, Barbinette-- a small cigar is a cigarillo--I've looked high and low for a greenish-winged warbler (do I have the wrong family?)--could you give me any more clues . . . the spirit is willing...(maybe what the bird is eating?)

I was thinking more of the French "ette" than the Spanish. As in cigarette and "Barbiette". Does this help, Murray?

Sorry Carel, as a Brit I didn't understand your Mad Mag reference (still don't) so assumed you were on the same lines.

It most certainly DID, Adrian, and I should have just scanned the indices looking for "Green" ! I not only had the wrong family, but the wrong order!! I started out by looking at the jays but got discouraged ... my search system leaves a lot to be desired. Thanks--I never would have gotten there by myself.