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Forest Kingfisher

Todiramphus macleayii (Jardine & Selby, 1830)

The Forest Kingfisher (Todiramphus macleayii), also known as the Macleay's or Blue Kingfisher, is a species of kingfisher in the Halcyonidae family, 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 and small frogs and lizards. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Coraciiformes
Family:
  Alcedinidae
Genus:
  Todiramphus

Scientific:
  Todiramphus macleayii

Citation:
  (Jardine & Selby, 1830)

Reference:
  Ill.Orn. 2 pl.101,text

Protonym:
  Halcyon Macleayii

Avibase ID:
  31B7FC1191ECFB44

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
Czech:
ledňáček lesklý
German:
Spiegelliest
Danish:
Nymfeisfugl
Spanish:
Alción del Macleay
Finnish:
australianmetsäkalastaja
French:
Martin-chasseur forestier
Italian:
Martin pescatore di foresta
Japanese:
morishoubin
Japanese:
モリショウビン
Dutch:
Macleays IJsvogel
Norwegian:
Skogisfugl
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skogisfugl
Polish:
lowiec lesny
Russian:
Лесная альциона
Slovak:
rybárikovec zrkadlový
Swedish:
skogskungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
Альціон лісовий
Chinese:
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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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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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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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 3rd edition:
Australian Forest Kingfisher ( Halcyon macleayii) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Forest Kingfisher ( Todirhamphus macleayii) [version 1]
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 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 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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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2018:
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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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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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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 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Forest Kingfisher ( Halcyon macleayii) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Forest Kingfisher ( Todiramphus macleayii) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Halcyon macleayii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Halcyon macleayii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Halcyon macleayii [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Forest Kingfisher ( Todirhamphus macleayii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Forest Kingfisher ( Todirhamphus macleayii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Forest Kingfisher ( Todiramphus macleayii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Todiramphus macleayii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Todiramphus macleayii [version 1]

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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 (IOC): Forest Kingfisher
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
Hungarian: tükrös halción
Indonesian: Cekakak Rimba, Raja udang hutan
Italian: Martin pescatore di foresta
Japanese: 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
Russian: Лесная альциона
Slovak: rybárikovec zrkadlový
Slovenian: akvamarinski gozdomec
Serbian: Prašumski vodomar
Swedish: Skogskungsfiskare
Ukrainian: Альціон лісовий
Chinese: 林翡翠
Chinese (Traditional): 林翡翠

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