Category: Galbuliformes

NOTES ON THE SWALLOW-WING, CHELIDOPTERA TENEBROSA, IN SURINAM

Swallow-winged Puffbird (Chelidoptera tenebrosa) Science Article 1 abstract Recently Skutch (Wilson Bull., 60, 1948:81-97) published an important article on the life history of certain puff-birds in which the Swallow-wing (Ckelidopteru tenebrosa, family Bucconidae) is mentioned briefly. As this is a common bird in Surinam, Dutch Guiana, the following supplementary notes may be of interest. F. […]

Purus Jacamar (Galbalcyrhynchus purusianus)

[order] PICIFORMES | [family] Galbulidae | [latin] Galbalcyrhynchus purusianus | [UK] Purus Jacamar | [FR] Jacamar roux | [DE] Purus-Glanzvogel | [ES] Jacamara del Purus | [NL] Purusglansvogel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Brachygalba purusianus Galbalcyrhynchus purusianus SA sw Amazonia Physical charateristics Species are large and stocky, with […]

White-chinned Jacamar (Galbula tombacea)

[order] PICIFORMES | [family] Galbulidae | [latin] Galbula tombacea | [UK] White-chinned Jacamar | [FR] Jacamar a menton blanc | [DE] Weisskinn-Glanzvogel | [ES] Jacamar Barbiblanco (Ecu) | [NL] Witkinglansvogel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Galbula tombacea SA nw Amazonia Galbula tombacea mentalis c and wc Brazil Galbula […]

Dusky-backed Jacamar (Brachygalba salmoni)

[order] PICIFORMES | [family] Galbulidae | [latin] Brachygalba salmoni | [UK] Dusky-backed Jacamar | [FR] Jacamar sombre | [DE] Salmon-Glanzvogel | [ES] Jacamara Dorsioscuro | [NL] Zwartrugglansvogel Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics The bird?s plumage is predominantly greenish black above, becoming glossier over the breast, with a browner crown, a white throat and cheeks (buff […]

Three-toed Jacamar (Jacamaralcyon tridactyla)

[order] PICIFORMES | [family] Galbulidae | [latin] Jacamaralcyon tridactyla | [UK] Three-toed Jacamar | [FR] Jacamar tridactyle | [DE] Dreizehen-Glanzvogel | [ES] Jacamara Tridactilo | [NL] Drieteenglansvogel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Galbula tridactyla Jacamaralcyon tridactyla SA se Brazil Physical charateristics It has a brownish head, thickly mottled […]

Yellow-billed Jacamar (Galbula albirostris)

[order] PICIFORMES | [family] Galbulidae | [latin] Galbula albirostris | [UK] Yellow-billed Jacamar | [FR] Jacamar a bec jaune | [DE] Gelbschnabel-Glanzvogel | [ES] Jacamara Piquigualdo | [NL] Geelsnavelglansvogel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Galbula albirostris SA n Amazonia Galbula albirostris albirostris e Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas and […]

Swallow-winged Puffbird (Chelidoptera tenebrosa)

[order] PICIFORMES | [family] Bucconidae | [latin] Chelidoptera tenebrosa | [UK] Swallow-winged Puffbird | [FR] Barbacou tenebreux | [DE] Schwalben-Faulvogel | [ES] Buco Golondrina | [NL] Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Capito tenebrosa Chelidoptera tenebrosa Chelidoptera tenebrosa SA Amazonia, e Brazil Chelidoptera tenebrosa brasiliensis e and se Brazil […]

Bronzy Jacamar (Galbula leucogastra)

[order] PICIFORMES | [family] Galbulidae | [latin] Galbula leucogastra | [UK] Bronzy Jacamar | [FR] Jacamar a ventre blanc | [DE] Bronze-Glanzvogel | [ES] Jacamara Violaceo | [NL] Bronskleurige Glansvogel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Galbula leucogastra SA c Amazonia Galbula leucogastra leucogastra s Venezuela, the Guianas, w […]

Brown Jacamar (Brachygalba lugubris)

[order] PICIFORMES | [family] Galbulidae | [latin] Brachygalba lugubris | [UK] Brown Jacamar | [FR] Jacamar brun | [DE] Braunkehl-Glanzvogel | [ES] Jacamara Pardo | [NL] Bruinkeelglansvogel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Brachygalba lugubris SA Amazonia, c Brachygalba lugubris caquetae se Colombia to e Peru Brachygalba lugubris fulviventris […]

Coppery-chested Jacamar (Galbula pastazae)

[order] PICIFORMES | [family] Galbulidae | [latin] Galbula pastazae | [UK] Coppery-chested Jacamar | [FR] Jacamar des Andes | [DE] Kupfer-Glanzvogel | [ES] Jacamar Pechicobrizo (Ecu) | [NL] Koperborstglansvogel Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Metallic green, slender and long-tailed bird. Long black bill. Prominent yellowish-orange eye-ring. Metallic green upperparts, throat and breast, with bluish sheen […]