Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: Shining-blue Kingfisher

Shining-blue Kingfisher Alcedo quadribrachys

Described by: Bonaparte (1850)
Alternate common name(s): Shining Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda - Dec, 2005 © Tom Tarrant 
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W. and c. Africa;
(1) Senegambia, sw. Mali, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Togo and Benin to n. Nigeria.
(2) S. Nigeria to s. Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, n. Angola, s. Central African Republic, ex. s. Sudan, Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, w. Kenya, nw. Tanzania and ex. w. Zambia.


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


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