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Monasa
IMG 8396 Black-Nunbird-Monasa-atra WEB
Black Nunbird (Monasa atra)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Piciformes
Family Bucconidae
Genus Monasa

Monasa is a genus of puffbirds in the Bucconidae family.

The name Monasa comes from the Greek word monas (a form of monos), meaning "solitary".

Species[]

Black Nunbird (Boddaert, 1783) (Monasa atra)
Yellow-billed Nunbird (Strickland, 1850) (Monasa flavirostris)
White-fronted Nunbird (Hahn & Küster, 1823) (Monasa morphoeus)
Black-fronted Nunbird (Spix, 1824) (Monasa nigrifrons)
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