adult male, as told by rufous band across breast (Panama; 2008-06-13)

Green Kingfisher
Chloroceryle americana

Native Range: Latin America

Notes: inhabits the edges of wooded streams throughout Latin America as far north as south Texas; much smaller sized and greener than Belted Kingfisher and Ringed Kingfisher; male has rufous on breast that female lacks.

dorsal view of female; green back; white collar (Mexico; 2011-03-15)

female; large bill; two bluish bands across breast (Panama; 2008-06-13)