Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: American Pygmy Kingfisher

American Pygmy Kingfisher Chloroceryle aenea

Described by: Pallas (1764)
Alternate common name(s): Pygmy Kingfisher, Least Green Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Rio Frio, near Los Chiles, Costa Rica - Feb, 2005 © Kent Nickell  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Aug 19, 2007 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Costa Rica - Mar, 2005 © Lou Hegedus  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Aug, 2004 © Tom Stephenson  Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil - Aug, 2004 © Tom Stephenson 
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C. Central America to ce. South America;
(1) S. Mexico (Oaxaca, se. San Luis Potosi and Veracruz s. along both slopes) in Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua.
(2) Costa Rica and Panama to Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana w. of the Andes s. to w. Ecuador and e. of the Andes in e. Ecuador, e. Peru (Tambopata River, Madre de Dios), n. and e. Bolivia, Amazonian c. Brazil (e. Bahia) and n. Paraguay.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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