The tiny American pygmy kingfisher (Chloroceryle aenea) perches low and concealed along quiet streams in forest interior, as well as flooded várzea, mangroves, and swampy edges of lakes. The American pygmy kingfisher is 13 cm long and weighs 18g. It has a buffy collar, rufous breast and flanks with white belly, and solid green back. The female has a narrow green breast band.
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