French: Araponga barbu German: Bartkotinga Spanish: Campanero barbudo
no locality = north-east Brazil
Subspecies and Distribution
P. a. carnobarba
(Cuvier, 1816) – extreme N Colombia (Sierra de Perijá), N, SE & extreme S Venezuela, N Brazil (Roraima) and adjacent W Guyana; also Trinidad.
P. a. averano
(Hermann, 1783) – NE Brazil (S Maranhão and N Ceará S to Alagoas and extreme NE Mato Grosso#R).
Male 28 cm, one bird 178g; female 26·5 cm, three birds 127–135 g. Distinctive bellbird; short bill very wide at gape. Male nominate race has black from lores... read more
Male advertising call a very loud hammer-like “bock”, also a repeated, much less loud... read more
Humid forest and mature secondary woodland; mainly in hill country, to c. 1900 m. Generally occurs... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits. In detailed Trinidad study, those of 44 species (40 trees, 4 vines) recorded, the families Lauraceae and Burseraceae, with large... read more
Laying in Apr–Nov in Trinidad, probably May–Sept in N Venezuela. Male gives loud advertising calls from high treetop perch;... read more
Mostly resident. Well-studied Trinidad population essentially sedentary, with some movement of... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Uncommon to fairly common, and local, in most of range; relatively common in Trinidad. Race carnobarba occurs in several protected areas.... read more
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