Birds of Colombia

    PICIFORMES: Bucconidae (Puffbirds)  
Genus: Malacoptila (4 species, 7 worldwide)


Black-streaked Puffbird
Black-streaked Puffbird (Malacoptila fulvogularis)
Wildsumaco Lodge, Sumaco, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Additional photo.

White-chested Puffbird
White-chested Puffbird (Malacoptila fusca)
Sacha Lodge, Orellana province, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Tropical Birding (Nick Athanas)   © All Rights Reserved.


Moustached Puffbird
Moustached Puffbird (Malacoptila mystacalis)
San Jeronimo, Antioquia, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

An unusual light-eyed bird.

White-whiskered Puffbird
White-whiskered Puffbird (Malacoptila panamensis magdalenae)
Rio Claro Canyon Reserve, Colombia
  Often sits in the open on a low branch.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.



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