Scarlet-hooded barbet

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Scarlet-hooded barbet
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Capitonidae
Genus: Eubucco
Species: E. tucinkae
Binomial name
Eubucco tucinkae
(Seilern, 1913)

The scarlet-hooded barbet (Eubucco tucinkae) is a species of bird in the Capitonidae family. It is endemic to humid lowland forest in the south-western Amazon Basin in south-eastern Peru, north-western Bolivia and south-western Brazil; the majority of its range is in Peru-(60%?). It is generally uncommon. It is the only member of the genus Eubucco where both sexes have red to the head, the female being superficially similar to the male lemon-throated barbet.

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