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Red-backed Kingfisher Todirhamphus pyrrhopygia

Described by: Gould (1841)
Alternate common name(s): Golden-rumped Kingfisher, Red-rumped Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): Halcyon pyrrhopygia, Todirhamphus pyrrhopygius


Newhaven, Northern Territory, Australia - Sep, 2004 © Tom Tarrant  Mackay, Queensland, Australia - Jul, 2005 © Hans&Judy Beste  Western Australia, Australia - Aug 16, 2006 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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Most of Australia;
C. sw. and wc. Western Australia (Carnarvon). N. Northern Territory. Se. Northern Territory (w. of Alice Springs along the Stuart Highway), c. South Australia e. to e. inland Queensland (Mount Isa), se. New South Wales and n. Victoria (Hattah-Kulkyne National Park).


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


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