Five-colored Barbet Capito quinticolor

Family: Capitonidae (New World Barbets)

Authority: Elliot, 1865

Red List Category

Criteria: A2c+3c+4c

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Justification of Red List category
This species has is listed as Vulnerable because its population is suspected to have undergone a rapid decline over the past three generations (26 years) owing to habitat loss, and this decline is predicted to continue. There is a real risk that declines will exceed 50% over the next 26 years or three generations, however more information is needed on deforestation rates within its Colombian range, and on its ability to persist in forest fragments.

Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 61,200 km2

Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Capito quinticolor. Downloaded from on 03/12/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 03/12/2020.