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Rufous Tailed Jacamar Male

Rufous Tailed Jacamar Male

This jewel of a bird sits on an exposed branch close to the river and sallies forth to catch flying insects. Once caught he hits the insect a few times on a branch, to stun it. Then he removes the wings and eats it. Very neat!

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From Overview Pantanal and Atlantic Rainforest Gallery