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Common Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera galatea

Described by: Gray, G. R. (1859)
Alternate common name(s): Galatea Paradise Kingfisher, Common Paradise Kingfisher, Paradise Kingfisher, Galatea Racquet-tail, Rossel Island Racquet-tail
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Moluccas, New Guinea and adjacent islands;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Rau Is., n. Moluccas.
(2) Morotai Is., n. Moluccas.
(3) Halmahera, Moluccas.
(4) Bacan, s. Moluccas.
(5) Kayoa Is., sw. Moluccas.
(6) Obi and Obilata Is., s. Moluccas.
(7) Buru Is., s. Moluccas.
(8) Boano Is., s. Moluccas.
(9) Doi Is.
(10) S. Moluccas.
(11) Nw. New Guinea and w. Papuan Is.
(12) N. New Guinea.
(13) S. and se. New Guinea.
(14) Volcan or Manam Is. off nc. New Guinea.
(15) Louisiade Archipelago (Rossel Is.).


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


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