Birds of Colombia

    PICIFORMES: Bucconidae (Puffbirds)  
Genus: Chelidoptera (1 species, 1 worldwide)

Swallow-winged Puffbird
Swallow-winged Puffbird (Chelidoptera tenebrosa tenebrosa)
Mitu, Vaupes, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Commonly seen perched in the open on powerlines or tall trees. Once grouped with cotingas.

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