Archive for 'Galbulidae'

Paradise Jacamar (Galbula dea)

Paradise Jacamar (Galbula dea)

Definitely the most beautiful of the jacamars! From the western canopy tower of Cristalino Jungle Lodge I enjoyed not just this one, but also its mate. Unfortunately they never sat close enough to get them in one shot. It sounds like this:

Rufous-tailed Jacamar (Galbula ruficauda)

You’ll probably hear the characteristic song before you’ll see this beautiful bird. This one is sitting on a branch hanging over the river that runs through Fazenda San Fransico. It sounds like this:

White-chinned Jacamar (Galbula tombacea)

If you don’t see this bird, you will definitely hear it. Its sounds are simply amazing and unmistakable! It sounds like this: