Black Nunbird

Bird Watchers’ Corner

The Black Nunbird is mostly glossy blue-black with white-grey edges on its wings and a bright orange-red beak from the puffbird family. They are usually found perched upright and they feed mainly on insects.

A Black Nunbird (Monasa atra) photographed in Rockstone Village, Essequibo River. Photo by Kester Clarke (http://www.kesterclarke.net)
A Black Nunbird (Monasa atra) photographed in Rockstone Village, Essequibo River. Photo by Kester Clarke (http://www.kesterclarke.net)

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