Scarlet-banded Barbet Capito wallacei

Family: Capitonidae (New World Barbets)

Authority: O'Neill, Lane, Kratter, Capparella et al., 2000

Red List Category

Criteria: D1

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Justification of Red List category
This recently described species is only known from one small mountain top where its population must be very small, and it is therefore listed as Vulnerable. However, further investigation through the 50-km long mountain ridge may reveal the species to be less at risk.

Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 370 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Capito wallacei. Downloaded from on 29/01/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 29/01/2023.