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Purus Jacamar

Galbalcyrhynchus purusianus

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Identification

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Distinctive dark jacamar with a heavy bill and short tail. Deep chocolate brown, with a pinkish bill and reddish skin around the eye. Sexes similar. Forages in pairs and groups in trees around marshes, including around the edges of oxbow lakes. Its call is a piercing whistled “PEER”; Paradise Jacamar has a similar but weaker call.

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Neotropical Birds

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