Black Nunbird

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

The Black Nunbird is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Black Nunbird (Monasa atra) is a species of bird in the Bucconidae family, the puffbirds. It is found in north-central South America in the Guianas of Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana including the Guiana Shield; also eastern and southeastern Venezuela in the eastern Orinoco River Basin, and the Amazon Basin of northeast Brazil in the north-central and northeast. It is not found south of the Amazon River, and its western limit bordering southeast Venezuela is the Rio Negro. More

Black nunbirdBirds in Suriname = - Black nunbird Photo of a nunbird made by Pascal Dubois in French Guyane (C More

* Black Nunbird (Monasa atra) Frontal view of a bird perched on a branch at eye level El Paují, Bolívar State, Venezuela beto_matheus 13 August 2009 35 weeks ago 3 Sounds 1 recording * Song. More

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Black Nunbird and Black Skimmer, before returning to the Field Station for breakfast. After breakfast, we will leave for the Mori Scrub, which is an area of white-sand forest where the trees are extremely stunted. This habitat holds a number of special birds including Guianan Red-Cotinga, Rufous-crowned Elaenia and Black Manakin and we will be on the lookout for these, as well as anything else of interest. More

Order : Piciformes
Family : Bucconidae
Genus : Monasa
Species : atra
Authority : (Boddaert, 1783)