It was found in a protected area in a forest-savanna transition.
A beautiful little bird perched ready to sally for flying insects. This species is restricted to the Guiana Shield, where it is fairly common in riverine and hilly areas.
Rewa Ecolodge, Rewa Village, north Rupununi, central Guyana, South America.
The jacamars are a family, Galbulidae, of near passerine birds from tropical South and Central America, extending up to Mexico. The order contains five genera and 18 species. The family is closely related to the puffbirds, another Neotropical family, and the two families are often separated into their own order away from the Piciformes, instead being placed in the Galbuliformes. They are principally birds of low altitude woodlands and forests, and particularly of forest edge and...