Purplish jacamar

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Purplish jacamar
Purplish Jacamar (Galbula leucogastra).jpg
Purplish jacamar (Galbula leucogastra) at La Estación de Bioversidad de Tiputini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Galbulidae
Genus: Galbula
Species: G. chalcothorax
Binomial name
Galbula chalcothorax
Sclater, 1855

The purplish jacamar (Galbula chalcothorax) is a species of bird in the family Galbulidae.

It is found in the western Amazon Basin of Ecuador, Peru, southern Colombia and western parts of Acre and Amazonas. Its natural habitat is subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests.