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Yellow-billed Kingfisher Syma torotoro

Described by: Lesson (1827)
Alternate common name(s): Lesser Yellow-billed Kingfisher, Lowland Kingfisher, Lowland Yellow-billed Kingfisher, Saw-billed Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): Halcyon torotoro


Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia - Sep, 2002 © Douglas Bolt 
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Ex. ne. Australia, New Guinea and associated islands;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) W. Papuan Is., Yapen Is., New Guinea and Aru Is. .
(2) D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago.
(3) Ne. Australia (ne. Queensland on the n. Cape York Peninsula (Iron Range National Park along the Portland Road) s. to Weipa and Massy Creek and Mission Beach).


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


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