French: Cabézon à cinq couleurs German: Fünffarben-Bartvogel Spanish: Cabezón cincocolores
W Colombia from C Chocó (Quibdó area) S to NW Ecuador (Esmeraldas).
17–18 cm; 54–69 g. Rather heavy-billed barbet. Male black above, with red cap, yellow “V” on mantle, yellow wingbar and edges of tertials; white... read more
Both sexes sing low-pitched, hollow, hoop trill of 3–8 seconds at c. 1·5 notes per... read more
Lowland wet forest, forest edges, adjacent second growth and disturbed forest, generally below c.... read more
Food and feeding
Mainly fruits; some insects. Forages in canopy to mid-level, at edges to understorey. Joins mixed-species foraging flocks at times, working... read more
Essentially unknown. Specimens suggest season Apr–Jul. Seen in pairs, possibly with third bird at times. Male bows, bill down,... read more
Assumed to be sedentary.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Chocó EBA. Species little known. In one study, found at linear density of 3·5 pairs/km of disturbed forest in N... read more
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