Puffbirds (Bucconidae)

Chestnut-capped Puffbird (Argicus macrodactylus) - HBW 7, p. 126

French: Tamatia macrodactyle German: Braunkappen-Faulvogel Spanish: Buco Cabecirrojo

Taxonomy: Cyphos macrodactylus Spix, 1824, Fonte Boa, Brazil.
Usually placed in genus Bucco. Birds from R Caura region of S Venezuela often treated as race caurensis, but probably inseparable from other populations. Monotypic.

Distribution: S Venezuela, E Colombia and E Ecuador S to E Peru, upper Amazonian Brazil and N Bolivia.

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