Western striolated puffbird
|Western striolated puffbird|
(Whitney et. al., 2013)
The western striolated puffbird (Nystalus obamai) was considered conspecific with the eastern striolated puffbird. It lives in Bolivia, western Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitat is subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests. It was named after U.S. president Barack Obama.
- http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBaseline.htm A Classification of the Bird Species of South America, hereafter SACC List. Accessed 7 November 2016.
- Gill, F. and D. Donsker (Eds). 2016. IOC World Bird List (v 6.3). http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
- Pacheco, José Fernando, and Carlos Eduardo Quevedo Agne. 2016. Species lists of birds for South American countries and territories: Brazil. Version of 2 November 2016. http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCCountryLists.htm
- Whitney, B. M.; et al. (2013). "A name for Striolated Puffbird west of the Rio Madeira with revision of the Nystalus striolatus (Aves: Bucconidae) complex". Handbook of the Birds of the World, Special volume: New Species and Global Index. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. pp. 240–244.
- The Factious, High-Drama World of Bird Taxonomy, Andrew Jenner, The Atlantic, 28 February 2017. An lay article about the process to distinguish Western and Eastern striolated puffbird species.
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