Definition of puffbird in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpʌfbəːd/


A stocky large-headed bird somewhat resembling a kingfisher, found in tropical American forests.
  • Family Bucconidae: several genera and many species.
Example sentences
  • One of our first birds of the trip was Double-banded Puffbird.
  • There are approximately 30 species of puffbird. They have stout bodies, solid bills and soft, fluffy plumage. In most species of puffbird the plumage is mottled brown or grey.

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