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White-whiskered puffbird (Malacoptila panamensis) Canopy Tower, Panama. Dec 31st, 2018 Geotagged,Malacoptila panamensis,Panama,White-whiskered puffbird,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

White-whiskered puffbird (Malacoptila panamensis)

Canopy Tower, Panama. Dec 31st, 2018

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The white-whiskered puffbird is a resident breeding bird species from southeastern Mexico to central Ecuador. It is sometimes known as the white-whiskered softwing.

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 two, rarely.. more

Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Mar 13, 2019. Captured Dec 31, 2018 11:00 in Unnamed Road, Panama.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/8.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO6400
  • 560mm