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Macleay's or Blue Kingfisher Alternate name
Todirhamphus macleayii Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Halcyonidae Family   
21.5cm - 25.5 cm   Length
Moist forest, mangrove, swamp forest, dry forest & savanna, urban, agricultural areas & gardens, in:- [Austrailia:- Northern Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, Western Austrailia] [Indonesia,:- Lesser Sunda, (Mollucas:- Tanimbar Islands) New Guinea, Solomons archipelago,] [Melanesia :- (Papua New Guinea:- New BritainBismarkD'Entrecasteaux Archipelago, Louisiades, Milne Bay Islands, Trobriand Islands)] Island of New Guinea Habitat-Altitude-Range
3 - 6 glossy white eggs. Nest usually in a termites mound. Clutch  
Invertebrates & small vertebrates, mainly lizards & frogs. Care by both parents. Food 
1112 World Number

Least Concern


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Little Kingfisher (Carmon Reserve, NT Australie)

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