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Torresian Kingfisher

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 +[[Image:16212DSCN5048-1.JPG|thumb|550px|right|Photo by Mat & Caty<br />Wynnum, Brisbane, QLD, [[Australia]], April 2006]]
 +;[[:Category:Todiramphus|Todiramphus]] sordidus
 +==Identification==
 +* Dark green crown
 +* White spot in front of eye
 +* Black eyestripe extending as small line to neck
 +* Broad white neck collar
 +* Dark blue-green upperparts, wings and tail
 +* White underparts
 +* Black bill with horn-coloured base of lower mandible
 +==Distribution==
 +Coasts of northern [[Australia]] and southern [[New Guinea]].
 +==Taxonomy==
 +[[Image:Collared Kingfisher10.JPG|thumb|350px|right|Photo by {{user|Mzungu|Mzungu}}<br />Wellington Point, [[Australia]], July 2015]]
 +This species belongs to the Collared Kingfisher complex and was formerly considered conspecific with [[Collared Kingfisher]], [[Mariana Kingfisher]], [[Colonist Kingfisher]], [[Melanesian Kingfisher]] and [[Pacific Kingfisher]].
 +====Subspecies====
 +Three subspecies recognized:
 +*''T. s. pilbara'': Western [[Australia]] (Exmouth Gulf to mouth of Turner River)
 +*''T. s. sordidus'': Southern [[New Guinea]], Aru Islands and coastal northern [[Australia]]
 +*''T. s. colcloughi'': Central [[Queensland]] coast to north-eastern [[New South Wales]]
 +==Habitat==
 + 
 +==Behaviour==
 + 
 +==References==
 +#{{Ref-Clements6thAug15}}#{{Ref-GillDonsker15V5.4}}#Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved October 2015)
 +{{ref}}
 +==External Links==
 +{{GSearch|Kingfisher+sordidus}}
 +<!--EDITORS: Todirhamphus is incorrect spelling still used by some so search link changed to include them-->
 + 
 +[[Category:Birds]] [[Category:Todiramphus]]

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Photo by Mat & CatyWynnum, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, April 2006
Photo by Mat & Caty
Wynnum, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, April 2006
Todiramphus sordidus

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Identification

  • Dark green crown
  • White spot in front of eye
  • Black eyestripe extending as small line to neck
  • Broad white neck collar
  • Dark blue-green upperparts, wings and tail
  • White underparts
  • Black bill with horn-coloured base of lower mandible

Distribution

Coasts of northern Australia and southern New Guinea.

Taxonomy

Photo by MzunguWellington Point, Australia, July 2015
Photo by Mzungu
Wellington Point, Australia, July 2015

This species belongs to the Collared Kingfisher complex and was formerly considered conspecific with Collared Kingfisher, Mariana Kingfisher, Colonist Kingfisher, Melanesian Kingfisher and Pacific Kingfisher.

Subspecies

Three subspecies recognized:

Habitat

Behaviour

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2015. IOC World Bird Names (version 5.4). Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/.
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved October 2015)

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