American Pygmy Kingfisher

Chloroceryle aenea - Martin-pêcheur nain

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Coraciiformes

  • Family
    :

    Alcédinidés

  • Genus
    :

    Chloroceryle

  • Species
    :

    aenea

Descriptor

Pallas, 1764

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 13 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 10 à 16 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Martin-pêcheur nain
♂ adult
Martin-pêcheur nain
♀ adult plum. breeding

American Pygmy Kingfisher (Chloroceryle aenea) is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Chloroceryle aenea aenea (c Costa Rica to n Bolivia, Paraguay, sc Brazil and n Argentina)
  • Chloroceryle aenea stictoptera (s Mexico to c Costa Rica)

Foreign names

  • Martin-pêcheur nain,
  • Martín pescador enano,
  • martim-pescador-miúdo,
  • Erzfischer,
  • amerikai törpejégmadár,
  • Groene Dwergijsvogel,
  • Martin pescatore pigmeo americano,
  • bronskungsfiskare,
  • Bronseisfugl,
  • rybárec malý,
  • rybařík kovový,
  • Dværgstødfisker,
  • pikkuviherkalastaja,
  • alció verd pigmeu,
  • rybaczek mały,
  • pritlikavi pasat,
  • Карликовый зелёный зимородок,
  • コミドリヤマセミ,
  • 侏绿鱼狗,
  • 侏綠魚狗,

Voice song and cries

Martin-pêcheur nain
♂ adult

Habitat

Martin-pêcheur nain
♀ adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations

Geographic range

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published: - Updated: 19-11-2005
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