Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: Rufous-backed Kingfisher

Rufous-backed Kingfisher Ceyx rufidorsa

Described by: Strickland (1847)
Alternate common name(s): Red-backed Kingfisher, Malay Forest-Kingfisher, Rufous-backed Dwarf-Kingfisher, Malay Forest-Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): Ceyx rufidorsum


Panti Forest Reserve, Johor, Malaysia - 2001 © Paul Huang 
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Malaysia, Greater Sundas, Lesser Sundas and w. Philippines;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lesser Sundas (Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Sumba), Borneo to the w. Philippines (Calamian Is. Palawan, Balabac) and the Sulu Archipelago.
(2) Simeulue and Batu Is.


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


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