Birds of Colombia

    PICIFORMES: Capitonidae (New World Barbets)  
Genus: Capito (6 species, 11 worldwide)


Gilded Barbet
Gilded Barbet (Capito auratus insperatus) Male
Puerto Maldonado, Peru  
   

Gilded Barbet
Gilded Barbet (Capito auratus insperatus) Female
Puerto Maldonado, Peru  
   

Widespread and commonly heard, but often too high to see well (but will sometimes come to bottom of forest for berries).

Scarlet-crowned Barbet
Scarlet-crowned Barbet (Capito aurovirens) Male
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   

Scarlet-crowned Barbet
Scarlet-crowned Barbet (Capito aurovirens) Female
Puerto Nariño, Amazonas, Colombia  
   


White-mantled Barbet
White-mantled Barbet (Capito hypoleucus hypoleucus) Male Vulnerable ENDEMIC
Cocorná, Colombia  
   

At a nest.

Spot-crowned Barbet
Spot-crowned Barbet (Capito maculicoronatus) Male
Farallones National Park, Colombia  
   

Spot-crowned Barbet
Spot-crowned Barbet (Capito maculicoronatus rubrilateralis) Female
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
   


Five-colored Barbet
Five-colored Barbet (Capito quinticolor) Male Vulnerable
San Cipriano, Valle de Cauca, Colombia  
   

Rare and local and usually in the canopy.

Orange-fronted Barbet
Orange-fronted Barbet (Capito squamatus) Near Threatened
Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Steve Riall   © All Rights Reserved.



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