White-fronted Nunbird

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White-fronted Nunbird

The White-Fronted Nunbird (Monasa morphoeus) ranges from east Honduras to north Bolivia and Southeast Brazil. It is found in canopy of tall rain forest, and in semi-open and clearings with scattered trees. Its size is of 29 cm (11 cm) in height and 105 g in weight.

Its forehead, lores, and chin have short white feathers. Rest of the head is dull black, shading to dark slate-gray over rest of the body, and palest on belly. Wings and tails are more blackish. Bill paler orange and feet dark gray. It eats insects, spiders, small frogs and lizards.

Common Name: White-fronted Nunbird
Scientific Name: Monasa morphoeus
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