Scarlet-belted Barbet (Capito wallacei) - HBW 7, p. 213
French: Cabézon du Loreto
Spanish: Cabezón de Loreto
Other common names: Wallace’s Scarlet-belted Barbet
Taxonomy: Capito wallacei O’Neill et al., 2000, c. 77 km WNW of Contamana, Loreto, Peru.
No very close relatives apparent; possibly closest to C. quinticolor, C. hypoleucus or C. niger, but further research required. Monotypic.
Distribution: NC Peru E of Andes: known only from isolated low plateau NW of Contamana, between R Huallaga and R Ucayali.
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perched in the canopy and then jumping to another (lower)branch Locality Tarapoto, San Martín Department, Peru
Wim ten Have 26 October 2012 13 weeks ago 19 sec 4.3
Filmed while balancing holding a tree in one hand and the camera in the other while on the edge of a cliff Locality Peru (Monotypic species)
Carlton Collier 7 June 2003 4 years ago 30 sec 3.4
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