Bird Families of the World

Rufous-tailed Jacamar

Jacamars are long-billed, long-tailed birds in Neotropical forests. They are among the few predators skilled at capturing fast-flying butterflies and dragonflies.

The family is Galbulidae.

There are 18 species placed in 5 genera.

Galbalcyrhynchus with 2 species
Brachygalba with 4 species (1)
Jacamaralcyon with 2 species
Galbula with 10 species (7)
Jacamerops with 1 specie (1)

So far I have photographed 9 different species

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Updated 25/03/2020