French: Cabézon oranvert German: Olivrücken-Bartvogel Spanish: Cabezón oliva
SE Colombia E to NW Brazil (E to R Negro), and S through E Ecuador to CE Peru and W Brazil (E & S to Tefé and Acre).
c. 19 cm; 46–75 g. Green-olive barbet with orange-yellow throat to breast, whitish chin. Male with red crown to nape, some black in olive lores, olive-green ear-coverts... read more
Song a series of low “ttroup” or “ttdoot” notes, effect that of frog or... read more
Near water in seasonally flooded várzea forest, floodplain low forest, forest... read more
Food and feeding
Berries, fruits, some insects, details unknown; captives eat beetles, earwigs, mealworms. Gleans in foliage, on branches and twigs, probes... read more
Jan–May in Colombia and Ecuador; Jul–Aug, also Apr and Dec, in Peru; probably Dec onwards in Brazil. Countersinging occurs,... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Overall reasonably common; common in Colombia; fairly common to common in Ecuador, and especially numerous at Limoncocha; fairly common in Peru.... read more
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