Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: Chattering Kingfisher

Chattering Kingfisher Todirhamphus tuta

Described by: Gmelin, J. F. (1788)
Alternate common name(s): Bora Bora Kingfisher, Pacific Kingfisher, Respected Kingfisher, Polynesian Kingfisher, South Pacific Kingfisher, Leeward Island Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): Halcyon tuta, Todirhamphus tutus


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Sc. Polynesia;
Fragmented, widely separated island populations;
(1) Society Is. (Tupai, Maupiti, Bora Bora, Tahaa, Raiatea, Huahine and Tahiti).
(2) Se. Cook Is. (Atiu Is.).
(3) Se. Cook Is. (Mauke Is.).


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


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