Puffbirds (Bucconidae)

Crescent-chested Puffbird (Malacoptila striata) - HBW 7, p. 131

French: Tamatia rayé German: Halbmond-Faulvogel Spanish: Buco Rayado
Other common names: Striated Puffbird

Taxonomy: Bucco striatus Spix, 1824, Rio de Janeiro and Bahia, Brazil.
Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • minor Sassi, 1911 - NE Brazil (N Maranhão).
  • striata (Spix, 1824) - E & SE Brazil (S Bahia S to Santa Catarina).