Barbets (Capitonidae)

Scarlet-hooded Barbet (Eubucco tucinkae) - HBW 7, p. 217

French: Cabézon de Carabaya German: Scharlachkopf-Bartvogel Spanish: Cabezón de Carabaya

Taxonomy: Capito tucinkae Seilern, 1913, Carabaya, Peru.
Has been thought to form a superspecies with E. bourcierii, and long considered conspecific, but appears to be very distinct species, only distantly allied to E. bourcierii. No close relatives within genus. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Peru from lower R Ucayali, E to W Amazonian Brazil (E to R Tejo in upper R Juruá area of Acre) and S to W Bolivia (La Paz).

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