Barred Becard Pachyramphus versicolor

Colombian name: Cabezón Barrado

Barred Becard, Cerro Montezuma, Tatama, Risaralda, Colombia, April 2012 - click for larger image Colombia and Peru
April 2012

The Barred Becard is distributed in the Andes from western Venezuela to western Bolivia. See the distribution map at xeno-canto. It is found in the canopy and borders of humid forest and woodland mainly between 1,500 and 2,900 metres.

Barred Becard, Atuen Valley, Amazonas, Peru, October 2018 - click for larger image The male, shown here, is black above with a white rump and bold white edges to the wing feathers. the face and throat are greenish yellow and there is faint barring on the underparts.

In the song there is a distinctive pause after the first note.

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