Birds of Colombia

    PICIFORMES: Galbulidae (Jacamars)  
Genus: Galbula (10 species, 10 worldwide)

Yellow-billed Jacamar
Yellow-billed Jacamar (Galbula albirostris chalcocephala)
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia  

Found in 'terra firma' forest.

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Purplish Jacamar (Galbula chalcothorax)

Virtually identical to the Bronzy Jacamar.

Bluish-fronted Jacamar
Bluish-fronted Jacamar (Galbula cyanescens)
Manu National Park, Peru  
Photograph by George Scott Photography   © All Rights Reserved.

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Blue-necked Jacamar (Galbula cyanicollis)

Paradise Jacamar
Paradise Jacamar (Galbula dea)
Novo Mundo, MT, Brazil
  A large jacamar generally on the highest branches.
Photograph by Hector Bottai     Copyright and usage info

Green-tailed Jacamar
Green-tailed Jacamar (Galbula galbula)
InĂ­rida, GuainĂ­a, Colombia  

Bronzy Jacamar
Bronzy Jacamar (Galbula leucogastra)
Mitu, Vaupes, Colombia  

Virtually identical to the Purplish Jacamar.

Coppery-chested Jacamar
Coppery-chested Jacamar (Galbula pastazae) Vulnerable
  Chestnut throat or belly not seen well in this photo.
Photograph by Francesco Veronesi     Copyright and usage info

Rufous-tailed Jacamar
Rufous-tailed Jacamar (Galbula ruficauda)
REGUA, Cachoeiras de Macacu, RJ, Brazil  

Widespread and relatively common. Often considered a large hummingbird by inexperienced birders.

White-chinned Jacamar
White-chinned Jacamar (Galbula tombacea tombacea)
Villavicencio, Colombia  

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