Prong-billed Barbet (Semnornis frantzii) - HBW 7, p. 218
French: Cabézon de Frantzius
Spanish: Cabezón Cocora
Taxonomy: Tetragonops frantzii P. L. Sclater, 1864, surrounds of San José, Costa Rica.
Relationship with S. ramphastinus suggested by bill morphology, but probably not very closely related. Monotypic.
Distribution: NC Costa Rica (Tilaran Range) S in mountains to W Panama (W Veraguas).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
An Adult carving its nest on a dead trunk Locality Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve, Monteverde, Costa Rica
birdinginmonteverde 31 March 2013 34 weeks ago 1 min 4 sec 4.7
a pair nesting in a tree hole Locality Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve, Monteverde, Costa Rica
DAVID ASCANIO 12 July 2010 3 years ago 44 sec 4.1
A bird in a fruiting tree Locality Poás region, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica (Monotypic species)
Max Roth 28 February 2001 8 years ago 29 sec 3.6
A pair viewed from below Locality Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve, Monteverde, Costa Rica (Monotypic species)
Greg Baker 4 April 2001 1 year ago 23 sec 3.5
bird in tree Locality Sendero Los Quetzales, Volcan Baru National Park, Chiriquí Province, Panama
Keith and Lynn Youngs 27 February 2012 1 year ago 38 sec 3
A bird on a branch.
Locality Cinchona, Heredia Province, Costa Rica (Monotypic species)
Nick Athanas 17 November 2005 5 years ago 4
Perched on a branch close to the field station.
Locality San Gerardo Field Station, Children's Eternal Rainforest, Monteverde, Costa Rica
Lee Hunter 17 March 2012 41 weeks ago 3.8
Una hembra, posada en un arbol.
Locality Poás region, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica
Carmelo López 26 October 2006 3 years ago 3.5
bird moving fast through lower vegetation close to Boquete Tree Trek Hotel
Locality Boquete, Chiriquí Province, Panama
Thore Noernberg 20 December 2012 50 weeks ago 2.9
An indiviudal on the forest ground.
Locality Volcan Baru National Park, Chiriquí Province, Panama
Joe Tobias 15 August 2009 45 weeks ago 2.8
A bird perched in a tree, seen from below.
Locality Chiriquí Province, Panama (Monotypic species)
Joe Tobias 19 August 2009 45 weeks ago 2.8