Jacamars (Galbulidae)

Purplish Jacamar (Galbula chalcothorax) - HBW 7, p. 100

French: Jacamar violacé German: Purpurglanzvogel Spanish: Jacamará Violáceo

Taxonomy: Galbula chalcothorax P. L. Sclater, 1855, Quijos, Ecuador.
Forms a superspecies with G. leucogastra. Sometimes regarded as conspecific, but geographical isolation and apparently stable morphological differences support treatment as separate species. Monotypic.

Distribution: SE Colombia (Putumayo, Vaupés, Guainía), E Ecuador, E Peru and W Brazil (R Juruá).