White-faced nunbird

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White-faced nunbird
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Bucconidae
Genus: Hapaloptila
P.L. Sclater, 1881
Species: H. castanea
Binomial name
Hapaloptila castanea
(Verreaux, 1866)

The white-faced nunbird (Hapaloptila castanea) is a species of puffbird in the family Bucconidae. Its genus Hapaloptila is monotypic.[2] It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.[1] Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.[3]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Hapaloptila castanea". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "ITIS Report: Hapaloptila". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Hapaloptila castanea". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2 December 2014.