Purus jacamar

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Purus jacamar
Purus jacamar (Galbalcyrhynchus purusianus).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Galbulidae
Genus: Galbalcyrhynchus
Species: G. purusianus
Binomial name
Galbalcyrhynchus purusianus
Goeldi, 1904

The Purus jacamar (Galbalcyrhynchus purusianus) or chestnut jacamar is a species of bird in the Galbulidae family.

It is found in the Amazon Basin of western Brazil, northern Bolivia and eastern Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical swamps and heavily degraded former forest.

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