French: Cabézon du Brésil German: Kehlbinden-Bartvogel Spanish: Cabezón brasileño
Porto Velho, River Madeira, Brazil
Amazonian Brazil between upper R Madeira and upper R Tocantins, S to E Bolivia (NE Santa Cruz) and WC Mato Grosso.
16–17 cm; 56–74 g. Sturdy-billed black-and-white barbet with black “girdle” across white underparts; differs from partially sympatric C. niger... read more
Song a hollow-sounding series of “hooo” or “rroh” notes at 3–6 per... read more
Lowland and lower hill slopes in moist to wet forest canopy, ranging into secondary forest with... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds mainly on fruits (c. 86% of stomachs contained only fruits), including figs (Ficus), Cecropia fruits and others,... read more
Poorly known. Data, mainly from Rondônia (Brazil), suggest breeding Aug–Nov, also Feb and Jun, with pair taking in turns to... read more
Resident, presumably sedentary.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. No precise information available on numbers. Because of its rather restricted range, and as forest habitat becomes increasingly fragmented, the status of this... read more
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