It is largely frugivorous and may be seen on a peepal, banyan ,gular ,mulberry or neem tree. While following the movement on 18th March 2013 one of them perched in the foliage made a long call. Immediately the partner came and sat beside. Suddenly it mounted and i got what i was searching for. A dream mating shot of the Barbet. Before that I had already shot a number of times the feeding of different fruits by male to the female during the courtship.
A number of photographs taken by me and my son Bharat Goel in the National capital region of Delhi have been showcased at the Exhibition :Aravalli Utsav at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road ,New Delhi. You may like to visit the place to enjoy the various moods of the fauna and flora depicted in the images.