The Barred Becard (Pachyramphus versicolor) resides from Costa Rica to northwest Ecuador and north Bolivia. Its natural habits are in middle and upper levels of highland forest, along edges and in nearby semi-open. Its size is of 12 cm (4 inches) in length and 14 g in weight.
Its pileum, hindneck, and back are glossy black. Rump, upper tail-coverts, and tail are slate. Sides of head, neck, and throat are greenish-yellow. Upper mandible black, lower blush-gray, and black legs. They feed on insects and small fruits.