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White-fronted Nunbird

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monmor8731.jpg (40432 bytes) Alternate name
Monasa morphoeus Scientific name 
Galbulidae Order
Bucconidae Family   
Moist-swamp forest often near water below 900 m in: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru & Venezuela , Habitat-Altitude-Range
2-3 glossy white eggs. Clutch  
Insects, small invertebrates. Food   Diet
922 World Number
Least Concern Status

Photo by Arthur Grosset all rights reserved

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wpe25.jpg (4363 bytes)  White-fronted Nunbird song
(Monasa morphoeus peruana)
Nick Athanas XC8062
25-03-2002, Ecuador


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