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Scientific name

The nunbirds face upriver and sing to call the flooding river. They sing again when it comes true. They then ing facing downriver when the river is going to fall or dry up.

Eulodia Dagua - Nun bird fortells rising and falling of rivers

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Photo by: Claudia Brasileiro

Monasa nigrifrons

Family:

Bucconidae

English:

Black fronted nunbird

Spanish:

Monja unicolor

Kichwa:

Isla tiwankuyu /Pamba tuwinkuyu

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