French: Cabézon du Loreto German: Loretobartvogel Spanish: Cabezón de Loreto
Other common names:
O’Neill et al.
c. 77 km WNW of Contamana, Loreto, Peru
NC Peru E of Andes: known only from isolated low plateau NW of Contamana, between R Huallaga and R Ucayali.
c. 19·5 cm; 65–78 g. Distinctive black, white, yellow and red barbet. Male has red cap, with red extending to middle of back, white and yellow mid-back to uppertail-... read more
Song a fast, low-pitched trill of c. 2 seconds, “tdddddd-”, resembles distant woodpecker drumming... read more
Montane and submontane forest, wet and moss-festooned, some of it stunted, at 1350–1500 m.... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits and their seeds; most likely insects, as well. Occurs in mixed-species foraging flocks, at up to 10 m in trees.
Moult and gonadal condition of Jul specimens indicate season probably Mar–May. Nest and eggs undescribed, and no other information.
Resident and sedentary.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Discovered only in Jul 1996, and currently known only from two very small and isolated areas in NC Peru; has not been located in other areas of Peru, and is... read more
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