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Pantanal, Brazil
Chloroceryle inda


24 cm
Adult Male

  • Dark glossy green upperparts
  • Narrow rufous line above lores
  • Pale yellow collar


South America: found in south-eastern Nicaragua to northern Bolivia, eastern Paraguay and southern Brazil.



Two subspecies are recognized[1].


They favour dark habitat along streams or inside forest ponds.



Their diet consists of fish, shrimps and crabs.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved November 2014)
  3. BF Member observations

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GSearch checked for 2020 platform.