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Puffbird, Guianan
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Notharchus macrorhynchos
Belize, Brazil, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Costa Rica, El Salvador, French Guiana, Global, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, South America, Suriname, Venezuela Read more
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This species has a very large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or severe ...
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The Guianan Puffbird (Notharchus macrorhynchos) is a species of puffbird in the Bucconidae family. It is found in forest and woodland in north-eastern South America, (and named after the Guianas), in far eastern Venezuela, north-eastern Brazil, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana. It formerly included N. hyperrhynchus as a subspecies, but under the common name White-necked Puffbird (the name now used for N. hyperrhynchus). The two differ markedly in bill-size (N. hyperrhynchus larger-billed than N. macrorhynchos), plumage (among others, N. hyperrhynchus has less black to the flanks and more white to the forecrown than N. macrorhynchos), and voice. Consequently, the two were separated by SACC in 2004.[ 2] As presently defined, the Guianan Puffbird is monotypic. ...
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