White-chested puffbird

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White-chested puffbird
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Bucconidae
Genus: Malacoptila
Species: M. fusca
Binomial name
Malacoptila fusca
(Gmelin, 1788)

The white-chested puffbird (Malacoptila fusca) is a species of puffbird in the family Bucconidae. It is one of seven species in the genus Malacoptila. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests.


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