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Azure Kingfisher

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Alternate name
Alcedo azurea Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Alcedinidae Family   
Wetlands, fresh & brackish, running and still water, permanent and seasonal, often amongst mangrove or at forest edge or plantation. Below 1,520 m in: (Austrailia:- New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Austrailia) (Indonesia:- Biak, Halmahera, Lesser Sunda, Mollucas, New Guinea, Tanimbar Islands, Waigeo) Island of New Guinea, (Melanesia:- Bismark, D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago, Louisiades, Milne Bay Islands, Papua New Guinea) Habitat-Altitude-Range
Food   Diet
1067 World Number

Least Concern


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