Brown headed barbet or Large Green Barbet (Megalaima zeylanica),an Asian barbet. Barbets & toucans are a group of near passerine birds with a worldwide tropical distribution. The Brown-headed Barbet is a resident breeder in India & Sri Lanka; an arboreal species of gardens & wooded country; eats fruit & insects.It nests in a tree hole, laying 2-4 eggs. This is a relatively large barbet at 27 cm. It is a plump bird, with a short neck, large head and short tail.