Scarlet-banded Barbet

New Antbird Discovered in Northern Peru

New Antbird from Plataforma, Peru. Photo: Andrew Spencer by Gunnar 29 April 2017

A remarkable discovery of a new spectacular Antbird just a stone throw away from where birders come regularly for Scarlet-banded Barbet. But the site is threatened of deforestation. Come and visit ASAP!

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How to see the Sira Barbet

Thumbnail image for How to see the Sira Barbet by Gunnar 19 July 2012

A new Barbet have been described from Sira Mountains, Sira Barbet Capito fitzpatricki, in the Auk. Here is explained how to see it.

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