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 2 years ago 27 sec 4.2
An adult perched on a branch and flying away Locality Yuturi Lodge, Orellana Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Yuturi Lodge 6 August 2004 9 years ago 33 sec 3.5
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 8 years ago 11 sec 3.5
A distant adult bird sitting quietly in a bush Locality Peña Blanca, Amazonas Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Luc Fazio 31 July 1999 6 years ago 20 sec 3.4
A juvenile perched in a tree.
Locality Extrema, Pando Department, Bolivia (Monotypic species)
Joe Tobias 9 November 2004 1 year ago 4.3
A bird perched
Locality Guajará-Mirim, Rondônia State, Brazil (Monotypic species)
Arthur Grosset 30 March 2003 4 years ago 3.7
Adult resting on a branch.
Locality Rimachi Lake, Loreto Department, Peru (Monotypic species)
Christophe Gouraud 3 June 2013 23 weeks ago 3.3
Locality Amazonia Lodge, Kosñipata Valley, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Madre de Dios Department, Peru
Marc FASOL 24 June 2013 28 weeks ago 3.3
The bird was sitting of this limb over looking the river in northern Peru.
Tony Menart 21 October 2005 3 years ago 2.7
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