Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Sapayoidae (Sapayoa)  
Genus: Sapayoa (1 species, 1 worldwide)

Sapayoa (Sapayoa aenigma)
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia
  Often sits quietly on a midstory branch like a puffbird.
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

The only bird in the Asian 'broadbill' family in the Americas, although now it has been moved out of that family and into its own.

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