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Gilded Barbet

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Capito auratus Scientific name 
Piciformes                     Order
Rhamphastidae                 Family   
20cm Length
Lowland moist and swamp forest up to 1,600 m in: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Mainly fruit, also berries and insects. Food   Diet
Recently split from Black-spotted Barbet. World Number
Least concern Status

Photo by Arthur Grosset  all rights reserved

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Embedded sound Gilded Barbet Song (Capito auratus)
Sjoerd Mayer XC3613
29-03-1994, Bolivia

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