Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: White-throated Kingfisher
White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): White-breasted Kingfisher, Smyrna Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeS. Turkey to ne. Egypt. Iraq through s. Asia to Taiwan, the Philippines and Sumatra;
(1) Asia Minor (s. Turkey, Israel in the Hula Valley, Jordan at Birket al Rais along the Yarmuk River) to ne. Egypt, Arabia, s. Yemen, Iraq, s. Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
(2) W. India and Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Burma, Malaysia, Sumatra and w. Java to Indochina, s. and e. China (Mai Po Marshes, Hong Kong) and Taiwan.
(3) Andaman Is.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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