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Black-backed Kingfisher Ceyx erithacus

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher, Three-toed Kingfisher, Oriental Kingfisher, Malay Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): Ceyx erithaca


Sukau Rainforest Lodge, Sabah, Malaysia - Sep, 2005 © Leif Gabrielsen 
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W. India, Sri Lanka. Se. Asia, Greater Sundas, Lesser Sundas and w. Philippines;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Sw. and ne. India, Sri Lanka, Burma to sw. China, Thailand, ne. Laos, s. Vietnam, Malaya, w. Sumatran is., Sumatra, Java, Nias Is., w. and sw. Philippines (Calamain Is., Palawan, Balabac, Mindoro, Camiguin Sur) and Sulu Archipelago.
(2) Andaman and Nicobar Is.
(3) Borneo and n. Bornean Is.


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


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