Dusky-backed Jacamar (Brachygalba salmoni) - HBW 7, p. 93
French: Jacamar sombre
Spanish: Jacamará Dorsioscuro
Other common names: Salmon’s Jacamar
Taxonomy: Brachygalba salmoni P. L. Sclater and Salvin, 1879, Río Nechí, Antioquia, Colombia.
Forms a superspecies with B. goeringi, B. lugubris and B. albogularis. Isolated population in N Colombia at Carmen, in Bolívar, described as race carmenensis on the basis of slight differences in plumage coloration and bill shape, but these appear to fall within range of individual variation elsewhere in Colombia and Panama. Monotypic.
Distribution: E Panama (Darién) and NW Colombia (N Antioquia, S Córdoba, N Bolívar).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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