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Versicoloured Barbet (Eubucco versicolor)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Piciformes
Family Capitonidae
Genus Eubucco

Eubucco is a genus of American barbets in the Capitonidae family. They are found in humid forest in South and Central America, and the species have almost entirely allo- or parapatric distributions. Slightly smaller than the members of the genus Capito, members of the genus Eubucco are all sexually dimorphic, have stubby yellowish bills, green backs, yellow to the neck or underparts, and, at least in the males, red to the head. Typically seen singly or in pairs, they are primarily frugivorous, but also take arthropods.


Red-headed Barbet (Lafresnaye, 1845) (Eubucco bourcierii)
Lemon-throated Barbet (Gray, 1846) (Eubucco richardsoni)
Scarlet-hooded Barbet (Seilern, 1913) (Eubucco tucinkae)
Versicoloured Barbet (Statius Müller, 1776) (Eubucco versicolor)