Birds of Colombia

    PICIFORMES: Bucconidae (Puffbirds)  
Genus: Nonnula (3 species, 6 worldwide)

Brown Nunlet
Brown Nunlet (Nonnula brunnea)
Yasuní Research Station, Orellana province, Ecuador
  Nunlets are small puffbirds.
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.

Grey-cheeked Nunlet
Grey-cheeked Nunlet (Nonnula frontalis stulta)
Darien, Panama
  Sits still on low branches.

Rusty-breasted Nunlet
Rusty-breasted Nunlet (Nonnula rubecula)
Photograph by Philip Stouffer   © All Rights Reserved.

Nunlets are similar to puffbirds, but sparrow-sized. Like puffbirds, they generally don't move too much.

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