puffbird

noun

: any of numerous South American and Central American zygodactyl birds of the family Bucconidae that are related to the jacamars and often sit with the feathers of the head fluffed out

called also barbet

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“Puffbird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/puffbird. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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