Puffbirds (Bucconidae)

Lanceolated Monklet (Micromonacha lanceolata) - HBW 7, p. 133

French: Barbacou lancéolé German: Streifenfaulvogel Spanish: Monjilla Lanceolada

Taxonomy: Bucco lanceolata Deville, 1849, Pampa del Sacramento, upper Ucayali River, eastern Peru.
Birds from Costa Rica to W Panama named as race austinsmithi, but characters weak and inconstant. Monotypic.

Distribution: Caribbean slope of Costa Rica and WC Panama; also from SW & WC Colombia S on both sides of Andes, in W to NW Ecuador and in E to NE Peru, extreme W Brazil and N Bolivia.