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Brown Jacamar

Brachygalba lugubris

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A small-headed bird with a long slender bill. Mostly brown with a glossy bluish black, wings, and tail that contrasts with a white chin and belly. Northern subspecies have buffy underparts. Normally sits upright on an exposed branch; often in groups where they sally out to catch insects. Found at the border and in the canopy of forests and savanna woodlands.

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