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wpe97C.jpg (15735 bytes) Alternate name
Todiramphus pyrrhopygia Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Halcyonidae Family   
20cm Length
Forest, swamp forest, flooded grassland, savanna & shrubland in:- [Austrailia:- New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria & Western Austrailia] Habitat-Altitude-Range
3 - 6 glossy white eggs, Nest in termite mounts or steep river banks. Clutch  
Large invertebrates, small vertebrates. Food 
1116 World Number

Least Concern


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