Approximately 40 species form this family of near-passerine birds, unique to the neotropics.
Don't let their comical, cartoonish appeareance fool you as they are known to raid nests;
feeding on the eggs and nestlings of other arboreal birds, however mainly frugivorous.
N ative to the Caribbean, Central and South America, ranging throughout subtropical and tropical forests,
f rom cool montane slopes to humid lowlands.