family Galbulidae

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Related to family Galbulidae: Puffbirds
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Galbulidae - jacamars
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
order Piciformes, Piciformes - woodpeckers; jacamars; puffbirds; barbets; honey guides; toucans
jacamar - tropical American insectivorous bird having a long sharp bill and iridescent green or bronze plumage
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The Rufous-tailed Jacamar Galbula ruficauda is the most widely distributed species in the family Galbulidae, with an extensive, but disjunct distribution in Central and South America.