Temporal range: Middle Miocene–Recent
Male Rufous-tailed Jacamar
Male Rufous-tailed.
Female Rufous-tailed Jacamar
Female Rufous-tailed.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Galbulidae
Genus: Galbula
Brisson, 1760

Galbula is a genus of bird in the Galbulidae family.


It contains the following species:[1]


Females differ from males by having a buffy instead of a white throat, except in the Paradise.[2] Tails are longer and more graduated than Brachygalba. Plumage is metallic.[2]


  1. ^ "Galbula". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Hilty, Steven L.; Brown, William L.; Tudor, Guy (1986). A Guide to the Birds of Colombia. Princeton University Press. ISBN 069108372X. 

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