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White-fronted Nunbird

(Monasa morphoeus)

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Identification:

Largish gray bird with black head; long redorange bill down-curved at tip; white feathers above and below bill; to 29cm (11.5in). (Monja Frentiblanca, Monja Cariblanca).

Habitat:

Low elevation wet forests, Caribbean slope; found usually in small flocks in tree canopy in more open sites such as forest edges, tree plantations.

Found in the following Parks:

Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Tortuguero National Park.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.


White-fronted Nunbird (Monasa morphoeus), Costa Rica