Great Jacamar

Jacamerops aureus - Grand Jacamar

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Piciformes

  • Family
    :

    Galbulidés

  • Genus
    :

    Jacamerops

  • Species
    :

    aureus

Descriptor

Müller, PLS, 1776

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 30 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 57 à 76 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Grand Jacamar
adult
Grand Jacamar
adult

Great Jacamar (Jacamerops aureus) is a species of bird in the Galbulidae family.

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Jacamerops aureus aureus (e Colombia, Venezuela and the Guianas)
  • Jacamerops aureus penardi (Costa Rica to w Colombia and nw Ecuador)
  • Jacamerops aureus ridgwayi (ne and c Brazil)
  • Jacamerops aureus isidori (e Ecuador, e Peru, w Brazil and n Bolivia)

Foreign names

  • Grand Jacamar,
  • Jacamará grande,
  • jacamaraçu,
  • Riesenglanzvogel,
  • aranyjakamár,
  • Grote Glansvogel,
  • Jacamar maggiore,
  • jättejakamar,
  • Storjakamar,
  • jagavec širokozobý,
  • leskovec velký,
  • Kæmpejacamar,
  • kuningasjakamari,
  • jacamar gros,
  • złotopiór wielki,
  • Большая якамара,
  • オオキリハシ,
  • 大鹟䴕,
  • 大鶲鴷,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls)

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 16-07-2013
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