Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: Beach Kingfisher

Beach Kingfisher Todirhamphus saurophaga

Described by: Gould (1843)
Alternate common name(s): White-headed Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): Halcyon saurophagus, Todirhamphus saurophagus


Yapen Island, Papua, Indonesia - 2005 © Mehd Halaouate 
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Moluccas. W. and e. New Guinea. Bismarck Archipelago. Solomon Is.
Fragmented distribution;
(1) N. Moluccas, w. Papuan Is., n. New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago, D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago and the Louisiade Archipelago and Solomon Is.
(2) Ninigo, Anchorite and Hermit Is.
(3) Admiralty Is.


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


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