White-mantled Barbet Capito hypoleucus

Family: Capitonidae (New World Barbets)

Authority: Salvin, 1897

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has been downlisted to Vulnerable because information on its tolerance of modified habitats implies that, within its very small range, its population is not severely fragmented. However, the species has a small population, which is declining as a result of on-going deforestation.

Population size: 1500-7000

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 12,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Capito hypoleucus. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023.