Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: Green Kingfisher

Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1788)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Napo Wildlife Center, Ecuador - Jan 10, 2006 © William Hull  Papagayo Gulf, Guanacaste, Costa Rica - Jan 2, 2003 © Nick Kontonicolas  Sabal Palm Sanctuary, Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, USA - Nov 27, 2005 © Jesus Fernando Cerra Luna  Thaimaçu, Pará, Brazil - Apr, 2003 © Arthur Grosset  Thaimaçu, Pará, Brazil - Apr, 2003 © Arthur Grosset 
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Ex. sc. and sw. United States s. to nw. Chile and c. Argentina;
(1) Ex. s. United States (w. Texas and s. Arizona) and nw. Mexico (Sonora, Chihuahua).
(2) Ext. s. United States (s. Texas), e. Mexico (n. Coahuila) s. to Guatemala, Honduras, Panama (Pearl Is.) and n. Colombia.
(3) N. South America in Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana and n. Brazil.
(4) W. Colombia, w. Ecuador, w. Peru and nw. Chile.
(5) C. and sc. South America from c. Brazil (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina) to c. Argentina.


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


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