Jacamars (Galbulidae)

Coppery-chested Jacamar (Galbula pastazae) - HBW 7, p. 99

French: Jacamar des Andes German: Kupferglanzvogel Spanish: Jacamará Cobrizo

Taxonomy: Galbula pastazæ Taczanowski and Berlepsch, 1885, Mapoto and Machay, Ecuador.
Forms a superspecies with G. ruficauda, G. galbula, G. tombacea and G. cyanescens; most closely related to the last two. Monotypic.

Distribution: Extreme S Colombia (El Carmen, in SE Nariño) and S along E slope of Andes in E Ecuador (to extreme S at Zumba); recorded once from extreme N Peru (R Cenepa, in Cordillera del Condor). Reported occurrence in Brazil erroneous, based on a misidentified female G. cyanescens.