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Brown-chested Barbet
Capito brunneipectus
Black-spotted Barbet
Capito niger
  (Müller, PLS, 1776)
Gilded Barbet
Capito auratus
IOC 9.2

Black-spotted Barbet
Capito niger
Iwokrama - Turtle Mountain, Guyana - 2019-04-05
© Andrzej Urbaniec

Field guides

Plate/page: 76

van Perlo, Ber
A Field Guide to the Birds of Brazil

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Ascanio, D., Rodriguez, G. and Restall, R.
Birds of Venezuela

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Restall, R., Rodner, C. and Lentino M.
Birds of Northern South America


  • Capito niger: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018.
  • Capito niger: Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2019. IOC World Bird List (v 9.2). http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
  • Restall, R., Rodner, C. and Lentino M.: Birds of Northern South America; Christopher Helm, 2006; ISBN:0-713-67243-9
  • van Perlo, Ber: A Field Guide to the Birds of Brazil; Oxford University Press, October 9, 2009; ISBN:0-195-30155-2
  • Ascanio, D., Rodriguez, G. and Restall, R. : Birds of Venezuela; Helm Field Guides, 2017; ISBN:1-408-10535-7
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    Scientific Classification
    Kingdom Animals
    Phylum Chordates
    Class Birds
    Order Woodpeckers, Toucans, Honeyguides
    Family New World Barbets
    Genus Capito
    Species Black-spotted Barbet
    (Müller, PLS, 1776)
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    SA ne Amazonia
    Conservation Status
     LC  IUCN Red List 2015
    BirdLife Species Factsheet
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