Order: Piciformes | Family: Capitonidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Tandayapa, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Tandayapa, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Cundinamarca, Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Costa Rica
Status: The Red-headed Barbet is found only on the north and west side of the Marañon Valley where it ranges at elevations between 1200 m to 1900 m. It also occurs in Co and Ec.
Name in Spanish: Barbudo de Cabeza Roja.
Sub-species: Red-headed Barbet (Eubucco bourcierii orientalis), Chapman 1914.
Meaning of Name: Eubucco: Gr. Eu= elegant and bucco= bourcierii: In honor of Jules Bourcier French Consul general to Ecuador who was a collector and naturalist specialized in hummingbirds.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 01/01/2015.