American Pygmy Kingfisher

American Pygmy Kingfisher, Chloroceryle aenea

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Scientific name: Chloroceryle aenea

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Call: weak tik

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Song: stony cht cht

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References:

[1] Obando-Calderón, G., Chaves-Campos, J., Garrigues, R., Montoya, M., Ramirez, O., Sandoval, L., et al. (2009). Lista oficial de las aves de Costa Rica 2009. San José, Costa Rica: Boletín de la Asociación Ornitológica de Costa Rica.

[2] Ridgely, R. S., & Greenfield, P. J. (2001). The birds of Ecuador. Vol. I: Distribution, status and taxonomy. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

[3] Ridgely, R. S., & Greenfield, P. J. (2001). The birds of Ecuador. Vol. II: Field guide. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

[4] Stiles, F. G., & Skutch, A. F. (1989). A guide to the birds of Costa Rica. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Links:

The Internet Bird Collection: Photos, videos, and sounds

VIREO: Visual Resources for Ornithology

American Pygmy Kingfisher Subspecies
Scientific name Range
Chloroceryle aenea aenea Central Costa Rica to n Bolivia, Guianas and Brazil; Trinidad
Chloroceryle aenea stictoptera S Mexico and Yucatán Peninsula to n Costa Rica

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