jacamar

[n] - tropical American insectivorous bird having a long sharp bill and iridescent green or bronze plumage
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Jacamar

Jac'a·mar` noun [ French jacamar , Braz. jacamarica ; confer Spanish jacamar .] (Zoology) Any one of numerous species of tropical American birds of the genus Galbula and allied genera. They are allied to the kingfishers, but climb on tree trunks like nuthatches, and ...
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jacamar

<ornithology> Any one of numerous species of tropical American birds of the genus Galbula and allied genera. They are allied to the kingfishers, but climb on tree trunks like nuthatches, and feed upon insects. Their colours are often brilliant. ... Origin: F. Jacamar, Braz. Jacamarica; cf. Sp. Jacamar. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 ...
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jacamar

noun tropical American insectivorous bird having a long sharp bill and iridescent green or bronze plumage
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Jacamar

• (n.) Any one of numerous species of tropical American birds of the genus Galbula and allied genera. They are allied to the kingfishers, but climb on tree trunks like nuthatches, and feed upon insects. Their colors are often brilliant.
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jacamar

any of 15 species of tropical American birds that constitute the family Galbulidae (order Piciformes). The jacamar has a glittering body, tapered ... [1 related articles]
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Jacamar

Jacamar is a common name for about 18 species of birds of the family Galbulidae of the order Piciformes, inhabiting South and Central America.
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jacamar

Insect-eating bird related to the woodpeckers, found in dense tropical forest in Central and South America. It has a long, straight, sharply-pointed bill, a long tail, and paired toes. The plumage is golden bronze with a steely lustre. Jacamars are usually seen sitting motionless on trees from which they fly out to catch insects on the wing...
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Jacamar

Brachygalba Jacamaralcyon Galbula The jacamars are small to medium-sized perching birds, {Convert|14|-|34|cm|in|abbr=on} in length and weighing {Convert|17|-|75|g|abbr=on}. They are elegant, glossy birds with long bills and tails. In appearance and behaviour they show resemblances to the Old World bee-eaters, as most arial insectivores tend to hav...
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