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The Five-colored Barbets (Capito quinticolor) are endemic to the humid forests in the Chocó of north-western Ecuador and south-western Colombia in South America. This species is threatened by habitat destruction due to deforestation. As of 2011, there are only estimated to exist about 85,000 - 250,000 mature individuals in the wild.
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