left button
Sign in with Google
right button
Search
Puffbird, White-whiskered
 
0 Followers
Bird Info
Bird Info
Photos
Observations
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Malacoptila panamensis
Location(s):
Belize, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Global, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, South America Read more
Related Reading
IUCN
Partners in Flight estimate the total population to number 50,000-499,999 individuals (A. Panjabi in litt. 2008). ...
Read More
Wikipedia
This puffbird is found in forests, shady plantations, especially of Theobroma cacao, and old second growth in lowlands and foothills up to 1200m. It nests in a 15–55 cm long, 6 cm diameter burrow in, usually, gently sloping ground. The wider nesting chamber is lined with dried leaves. The female lays 2, rarely 3, glossy white eggs; both sexes incubate the eggs and feed the young. ...
Read More