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Crescent chested puffbird

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Piciformes
Genus  Malacoptila
Higher classification  Malacoptila
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Bucconidae
Scientific name  Malacoptila striata
Rank  Species

Similar  Bird, Puffbird, Malacoptila, Buff‑bellied puffbird, Rufous‑necked puffbird

Barbudo rajado malacoptila striata crescent chested puffbird


The crescent-chested puffbird (Malacoptila striata) is a species of bird in the family Bucconidae, the puffbirds. It is endemic to Brazil.

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Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical and tropical moist montane forests.

This elegant colored bird, has a chest band composed of a bright-white throat, a narrow band of black, and a light cinnamon band blending into the chest.

Its main range is southeast Brazil, including the Atlantic coast, and it also inhabits a small disjunct range in northern and coastal Maranhão state, Northeast Region, Brazil.

Crescent chested puffbird


References

Crescent-chested puffbird Wikipedia


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