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Forest Kingfisher

Todiramphus macleayii (Jardine & Selby, 1830)

The forest kingfisher, also known as the Macleay's or blue kingfisher, is a species of kingfisher in the subfamily Halcyoninae, also known as tree kingfishers. It is a predominantly blue and white bird. It is found in Indonesia, New Guinea and coastal eastern and Northern Australia. Like many other kingfishers, it hunts invertebrates, small frogs, and lizards. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
   Todiramphus
Scientific:
  Todiramphus macleayii


Original description

Citation:
  (Jardine & Selby, 1830)

Reference:
  Ill.Orn. pl.101,text

Protonym:
  Halcyon Macleayii

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39770106


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  31B7FC1191ECFB44

Avibase ID:
  avibase-31B7FC11

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/31B7FC11


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 692695

Geographic range:

  • Todiramphus macleayii macleayii: N Australia (n N Territory); winters to Sermata I. (Lesser Sundas)
  • Todiramphus macleayii elisabeth: E New Guinea
  • Todiramphus macleayii incinctus: E Queensland to NSW; winters to e New Guinea and Kai Is.
English:
Forest Kingfisher
Catalan:
Alció forestal
Czech:
ledňáček lesklý
Danish:
Nymfeisfugl
German:
Spiegelliest
Spanish:
Alción del Macleay
Spanish (Spain):
Alción del Macleay
Finnish:
australianmetsäkalastaja
French:
Martin-chasseur forestier
Croatian:
crnouhi vodomar
Hungarian:
tükrös halción
Italian:
Martin pescatore di foresta
Japanese (romaji):
morishoubin
Japanese:
モリショウビン
Lithuanian:
Australinis todiramfas
Dutch:
Macleays IJsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skogisfugl
Norwegian:
Skogisfugl
Polish:
łowczyk leśny
Portuguese:
martim-caçador-da-floresta
Russian:
Лесная альциона
Slovak:
rybárikovec zrkadlový
Serbian:
Prašumski vodomar
Swedish:
skogskungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Альціон лісовий
Chinese:
林翡翠
Chinese (Traditional):
林翡翠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Forest Kingfisher ( Todiramphus macleayii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Forest Kingfisher ( Todiramphus macleayii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Martin-chasseur forestier ( Todiramphus macleayii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Martin-chasseur forestier ( Todirhamphus macleayii) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Australian Forest Kingfisher ( Halcyon macleayii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Forest Kingfisher ( Halcyon macleayii) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Halcyon macleayii [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Halcyon macleayii [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Todiramphus macleayii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Alció forestal
Czech: Lednácek lesklý, ledňáček lesklý
Danish: Nymfeisfugl
German: Spiegeliest, Spiegelliest
English: Australian Forest Kingfisher, Australian Forest-Kingfisher, Blue Kingfisher, Bush Kingfisher, Forest Kingfisher, MacLeay's Kingfisher, Roest Kingfisher
English, HBW: Forest Kingfisher
English (IOC): Forest Kingfisher
English (United States): Forest Kingfisher
Esperanto: Arbara arbalciono
Spanish: Alción de Macleay, Alción de Roest, Alción del Macleay
Spanish (Spain): Alción del Macleay
Spanish (HBW): Forest Kingfisher
Estonian: mets-safiirlind
Finnish: Australianmetsäkalastaja
French: Martin-chasseur de Jacquinot, Martin-chasseur forestier
Croatian: crnouhi vodomar
Hungarian: tükrös halción
Indonesian: Cekakak Rimba, Raja udang hutan
Italian: Martin pescatore di foresta
Japanese (romaji): morishoubin
Japanese: モリショウビン
Scientific: Halcyon macleayii, Todiramphus macleayii, Todiramphus macleayii macleayii, Todirhamphus macleayii
Lithuanian: Australinis todiramfas
Dutch: Macleay-ijsvogel, Macleays IJsvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Skogisfugl
Norwegian: Skogisfugl
Polish: łowczyk leśny, lowiec lesny, łowiec leśny
Portuguese: martim-caçador-da-floresta
Portuguese (Portugal): guarda-rios-da-floresta
Russian: Лесная альциона
Slovak: rybárikovec zrkadlový
Slovenian: akvamarinski gozdomec
Serbian: Prašumski vodomar
Swedish: Skogskungsfiskare
Turkish: Macleay yalıçapkını
Ukrainian: Альціон лісовий
Chinese: 林翡翠
Chinese (Traditional): 林翡翠

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