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White-whiskered Puffbird

Malacoptila panamensis)

Description:

This kind of puffbird is about 18 cm long and weight approx. 42 gr. it likes shade areas in the understory where it waits for insects spiders frogs or lizards.

Habitat:

Humit, wet and transition with dry forest, it likes semi open areas with vines. Native from Mexico to Ecuador.

Notes:

Picture taken at Carara National Park in Costa Rica

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3 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

Two, beautiful photos....

Has visto eso Martha, esta ave la he visto muchas veces pero rara vez se ve de frente....

The MnMs
The MnMs a year ago

Los mostachos estan de moda, dice este pajarito! :-)

Jonathan Sequeira
Spotted by
Jonathan Sequeira

Tárcoles, Provincia San José, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.80, Long: -84.58

Spotted on Jan 4, 2018
Submitted on Jan 5, 2018

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