Moustached puffbird

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Moustached puffbird
Malacoptila mystacalis -Manizales, Caldas, Colombia-8.jpg
In Manizales, Caldas, Colombia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Bucconidae
Genus: Malacoptila
Species: M. mystacalis
Binomial name
Malacoptila mystacalis
(Lafresnaye, 1850)

The moustached puffbird (Malacoptila mystacalis) is a species of puffbird in the family Bucconidae. It is one of seven species in the genus Malacoptila.

It is found in Colombia and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical dry forests, subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical and tropical moist montane forests, and heavily degraded former forest.


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