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Blue-eared Kingfisher Alcedo meninting

Described by: Horsfield (1821)
Alternate common name(s): Deep-blue Kingfisher, Malaysian Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Location unknown - Apr, 2000 © Dave Behrens  Kinabatangan River, Borneo, Malaysia - Aug, 2004 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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Sw. and ne. India, Sri Lanka, Greater Sundas, w. Lesser Sundas, sw. Philippines and Sulawesi;
Fragmented island distribution;
(1) Ne. and s. India, Nepal, Sikkim, sw. China to s. Burma, Thailand, nw. Laos and s. Vietnam.
(2) Sw. India (Kerala) and Sri Lanka.
(3) Andaman Is.
(4) S. Burma (s. Tenasserim) and n. peninsular Thailand.
(5) S. peninsular Thailand, Malaysia s. to the Riau Archipelago, Borneo, Palawan, Sulu Is. and sw. Philippines (Palawan including Balabac, Busuanga and Culion and the Sulu Archipelago.
(6) Sumatra (Mentawai Is., Banyak Is,. Nias Is., Batu Is.) Java and Bali to Lombok, s. Sulawesi Banggai and Sula Is.


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


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