Jacamars (Galbulidae)

Green-tailed Jacamar (Galbula galbula) - HBW 7, p. 99

French: Jacamar vert German: Grünschwanz-Glanzvogel Spanish: Jacamará Coliverde

Taxonomy: Alcedo Galbula Linnaeus, 1766, Cayenne and Brazil = Cayenne.
Forms a superspecies with G. ruficauda, G. pastazae, G. tombacea and G. cyanescens. Thought to have hybridized with G. leucogastra in Surinam. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Colombia (Vichada, Meta), S & E Venezuela (S of R Orinoco), the Guianas and N Brazil (S to lower reaches of R Madeira and R Tapajós).