1. Red-headed Barbet Eubucco bourcierii, male, Mirador de Catarata, Alajuela, Costa Rica, February 10, 2003.  A male and female were attracted to the bananas on offer at this well-known roadside cafe. Note the zygodactyl feet. 

2. Red-headed Barbet E. bourcierii, male, Mirador de Catarata, Alajuela, Costa Rica, February 10, 2003.

3. Red-headed Barbet E. bourcierii, male, Mirador de Catarata, Alajuela, Costa Rica, February 10, 2003.

4. Red-headed Barbet E. bourcierii, female, Mirador de Catarata, Alajuela, Costa Rica, February 10, 2003.  Male and female Red-headed Barbets were originally described as separate species, such is the degree of sexual dimorphism in this species.

© Stephen J. Davies

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