Photo © by Luis R
Barquilla de Fresa Lodge, Las Claritas, Estado BolĂvar, Venezuela
, 6 April 2009
- Galbula galbula
18â€“22 cm (7-8Âľ in)
- Coppery-green upperparts and chestband
- Bluish-green crown and head sides
- Black tail
South America: found from eastern Colombia to southern Venezuela, the Guianas, northern and central Brazil.
This is a monotypic species.
Coastal and lowland rainforests, forest edges and scrub near water.
Their main diet consists of sawflies, wasps, bees and ants. They also eat butterflies and moths.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2015)
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