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Amazon Kingfisher

Martin-pêcheur d'Amazonie

Chloroceryle amazona


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Life, Habitat and Pictures of the Amazon Kingfisher

B L W W W Family Latin Name
11.25" 30cm 20" 50.1cm 3.9oz 110g Alcedinidae Chloroceryle amazona
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Amazon Kingfisher range

Distribution: The Amazon Kingfisher is a rare vagrant visitor from southern Mexico seen just recently along the Rio Grande River in southeast Texas. It prefers the tropical forest in southern Mexico and Central America. This kingfisher has a similar appearance to the Green Kingfisher, although it has a heavier body.




References to Other Bird Sites:

Avibase - the world bird database

ABA - American Birding Association

AOS - The American Ornitholgy Society

ABC - American Bird Conservancy

eBird - TheCornellLab of Ornithology

NA - National Geographic

NAC - National Audubon Society


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