El martín pescador enano alcanza una longitud de 13 centímetros. Es verde oliva en la parte superior con un collar de color naranja en todo el cuello. La parte inferior es rojizo y el vientre de color blanco.
sadly i just missed photographing this little bird. not sure if this species; it was perching then swooped down to take some small aquatic organism then off
The American Pygmy Kingfisher (Chloroceryle aenea) is a resident breeding bird which occurs in the American tropics from southern Mexico south through Central America to western Ecuador, and then around the northern Andes cordillera in the east to central Bolivia and central Brazil. The species occupies the entire Amazon Basin and the Tocantins River drainage adjacent in Pará state Brazil. It also occurs on Trinidad.