Chestnut-capped Puffbird (Argicus macrodactylus) - HBW 7, p. 126
French: Tamatia macrodactyle
Spanish: Buco Cabecirrojo
Taxonomy: Cyphos macrodactylus Spix, 1824, Fonte Boa, Brazil.
Usually placed in genus Bucco. Birds from R Caura region of S Venezuela often treated as race caurensis, but probably inseparable from other populations. Monotypic.
Distribution: S Venezuela, E Colombia and E Ecuador S to E Peru, upper Amazonian Brazil and N Bolivia.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
front view perched, looks around Locality Amazonia Lodge, Kosñipata Valley, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Madre de Dios Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 6 September 2006 1 year ago 27 sec 4
An adult perched on a branch and flying away Locality Yuturi Lodge, Orellana Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Yuturi Lodge 6 August 2004 8 years ago 33 sec 3.3
A bird perched on a branch eating a butterfly Locality Amazonia Lodge, Kosñipata Valley, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Madre de Dios Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Virgilio Yábar Calderón 13 May 2004 7 years ago 11 sec 3.2
A distant adult bird sitting quietly in a bush Locality Peña Blanca, Amazonas Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Luc Fazio 31 July 1999 5 years ago 20 sec 3
A juvenile perched in a tree.
Locality Extrema, Pando Department, Bolivia (Monotypic species)
Joe Tobias 9 November 2004 21 weeks ago 4
A bird perched
Locality Guajará-Mirim, Rondônia State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Arthur Grosset 30 March 2003 3 years ago 3.7
The bird was sitting of this limb over looking the river in northern Peru.
Tony Menart 21 October 2005 2 years ago 2.7
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