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 American Pygmy Kingfisher

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Chloroceryle aenea Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Cerylida Family   
13 cm  Length
Dense wooded, rivers, streams, creeks, mangrove, shoreline, bogs, marshes, fens, up to 2,600 m, in:- Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Netherland Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, USA & Venezuela Habitat-Altitude-Range
3 - 4 White eggs. Clutch  
Small fish, tadpoles, small amphibians & insects. Food   Diet
Hunts from a perch.            Habits
1156 World Number
Least Concern Status

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American Pygmy Kingfisher Song
(Chloroceryle aenea)
Sjoerd Mayer XC2443
04-04-1994, Bolivia

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