Order: Galbuliformes | Family: Galbulidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Pipeline Road, Panama
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Pipeline Road, Panama
Age: Adult | Sex: Female | Loc. Amazonian Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Male | Loc. Amazonian Brazil
Status: The Great Jacamar is uncommon to rare in the Amazonian lowlands. It is known to range up to 1200 m along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Jacamar Grande.
Sub-species: Great Jacamar (Jacamerops aureus isidori) Deville, 1849.
Meaning of Name: Jacamerops: Tupi (Brazilian) In reference to a Jacamar=bird with a neddle-like bill. aureus: L. aureus, aurum= gold, yellow, gold..
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 11/09/2014.