White-fronted Nunbird

Monasa morphoeus - Barbacou à front blanc

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Piciformes

  • Family
    :

    Bucconidés

  • Genus
    :

    Monasa

  • Species
    :

    morphoeus

Descriptor

Hahn Küster, 1823

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 29 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 80 à 101 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Barbacou à front blanc
adult
Barbacou à front blanc
adult

White-fronted Nunbird (Monasa morphoeus) is a species of bird in the Bucconidae family.

Subspecific information 7 subspecies

  • Monasa morphoeus morphoeus (e Brazil)
  • Monasa morphoeus grandior (Nicaragua and Honduras to nw Panama)
  • Monasa morphoeus fidelis (e Panama and nw Colombia)
  • Monasa morphoeus pallescens (se Panama and w Colombia)
  • Monasa morphoeus sclateri (n and c Colombia)
  • Monasa morphoeus peruana (se Colombia, e Ecuador and s Venezuela to e Peru, n Bolivia and w, c Brazil)
  • Monasa morphoeus rikeri (ec Brazil)

Foreign names

  • Barbacou à front blanc,
  • Monja Frentiblanca,
  • Chora-chuva-de-cara-branca,
  • Weißstirntrappist,
  • fehérhomlokú apácamadár,
  • Witvoorhoofdtrappist,
  • Monaca frontebianca,
  • Vitpannad nunnefågel,
  • Hvitpanneklarisse,
  • lenivka bieločelá,
  • lenivka běločelá,
  • Hvidmasket Trappist,
  • partanunna,
  • barbacoll negre de front blanc,
  • drzym białoczelny,
  • Белолобая монашенка,
  • シロビタイアマドリ,
  • 白额黑鴷,
  • 白額尼鴷,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

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