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Malagasy Kingfisher Alcedo vintsioides

Described by: Eydoux; Gervais (1836)
Alternate common name(s): Diademed Kingfisher, Madagascar Kingfisher, Madagascar Malachite-Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): Corythornis vintsioides


Madagascar - Aug, 1997 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  near Andasibe, Madagascar - Dec, 2006 © Jean-Michel Fenerole  Madagascar - Sep, 1994 © Martin Kramer 
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Madagascar and nw. islands;
Two populations;
(1) Madagascar.
(2) Comoro Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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