Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: Forest Kingfisher
Forest Kingfisher Todirhamphus macleayii
Described by: Jardine; Selby (1830)
Alternate common name(s): Australian Forest Kingfisher, Blue Kingfisher, Bush Kingfisher, Macleay's Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): Halcyon macleayii
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RangeE. New Guinea. N. and e. Australia;
(1) E. New Guinea.
Winters in the Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain).
(2) Aru Is.
(3) S. New Guinea, n. and e. Australia (ne. Western Australia(?), Northern Territory (Yellow Waters in Kakadu National Park, Howard Park near Darwin) and ex. n. Queensland).
(4) Queenslands (Cairns Botanical Gardens and the Brisbane area) s. to New South Wales (Macleay River).
Disperses s. to Victoria.
Winters in e. New Guinea and Kai Is.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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