I cross path with this lone bird during a birding trip to the highlands. It flew in very quietly from the valley behind me to perch on the canopy of a tall tree on the the mountain side. I was gazing up to the sky to check the weather which had just have a very strong gust of passing wind from the vast valley toward the mountains. The tree was fruiting and it's fruit (fig) is one of the Barbet's favorite.
The Fire-tufted Barbet's name is derived from the unique crop of brownish-maroon spiked plumage on it's crown which resembles a lighted fire.
Here are some photos for sharing.
Have a nice day! Cheers!