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Photo by kitefarrago
Sani Lodge, Orellana, Ecuador, July, 2016
Monasa flavirostris


23–25 cm

  • Black overall plumage
  • White lesser wing coverts


South America: found in the Amazon basin of south-eastern Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, northern Bolivia and western Amazonian Brazil.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Humid transitional and secondary forests.



Not well recorded, but believed to consist of insects.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2015)

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