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Sapayoa aenigma

Broad-billed Sapayoa

Containing group: Eurylaimides


A small, olive-colored, frugivore/insectivore found in the Chocó region of Panama, western Colombia, and Ecuador.

Other Names for Sapayoa aenigma


Christian D.G. 2001. Nests and nesting behavior of some little known Panamanian birds. Ornitologia Neotropical 12:327–336.

Fjeldså, J., D. Zuccon, M. Irestedt, U. S. Johansson, and P. G. P. Ericson. 2003. Sapayoa aenigma: A New World representative of "Old World suboscines". Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B (Supplement) 270:S238-S241.

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