French: Cabézon de Carabaya German: Scharlachkopf-Bartvogel Spanish: Cabezón de Carabaya
E Peru (from lower R Ucayali) E to W Amazonian Brazil (E to R Tejo, in upper R Juruá area of Acre) and S to W Bolivia (La Paz).
c. 17 cm; 40–44 g. Red-headed barbet with black chin, golden-yellow nuchal band, green upperparts with some red on mantle, yellow bill. Male with red throat with some... read more
Song a fast “oop-oop-oop-” series at c. 6·5–7 notes per second for 2... read more
Found within c. 150 m of rivers and oxbow lakes, in “zabolo”, bamboos and Heliconia... read more
Food and feeding
Diverse fruits of various figs, Coussapoa, Cecropia, Psychotria, Tabernaemontana, and others,... read more
Season possibly Jul and later in Peru. Male sings with head bowed, bill nearly touching breast. Pair excavated cavity in fig tree 1·5 m... read more
Resident, and sedentary so far as is known.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in South-east Peruvian Lowlands EBA. Few data on numbers; judged to be rare in Peru. In study in Peru, maximum c. 3... read more
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