Welcome Guest

Melanesian Kingfisher

Todiramphus tristrami (Layard, EL, 1880)

The Melanesian kingfisher is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae. It is endemic to the Bismarck Archipelago and the northwest and central Solomon Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and plantations. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the collared kingfisher. Source: Wikipedia

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


Original description

Citation:
  (Layard, EL, 1880)

Reference:
  Ibis p.460 pl.15

Protonym:
  Halcyon tristrami

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31191961


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  6A71A1135885F25F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-6A71A113

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6A71A113


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 692906

Geographic range:

  • Todiramphus tristrami matthiae: Bismarck Archipelago (Mussau and Emirau)
  • Todiramphus tristrami stresemanni: Witu, Umboi and adjacent islands in Dampier Straits
  • Todiramphus tristrami nusae: New Ireland (except sw), New Hanover and Feni Islands
  • Todiramphus tristrami novaehiberniae: New Ireland (Bismarck Archipelago)
  • Todiramphus tristrami bennetti: Nissan I. (e Papua New Guinea)
  • Todiramphus tristrami tristrami: New Britain (Bismarck Archipelago)
  • Todiramphus tristrami alberti: Buka, Bougainville and Solomon Islands (east to Guadalcanal)
  • Show more...
English:
Melanesian Kingfisher
German:
Melanesienliest
Spanish:
Alción de Melanesia
Spanish (Spain):
Alción de Melanesia
French:
Martin-chasseur de Tristram
Japanese (romaji):
meraneshiashoubin
Japanese:
メラネシアショウビン
Dutch:
Todiramphus tristrami
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Melanesiaisfugl
Norwegian:
melanesiaisfugl
Polish:
łowczyk atolowy
Portuguese:
martim-caçador-melanésio
Russian:
Меланизийская альциона
Slovak:
rybárikovec melanézsky
Serbian:
Melanezijski vodomar
Swedish:
melanesisk kungsfiskare
Ukrainian:
альціон меланезійський
Chinese:
美岛翡翠
Chinese (Traditional):
美拉尼西亞翡翠


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
Clements, version 2019:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
eBird version 2019:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
eBird version 2021:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Melanesian Kingfisher ( Todiramphus tristrami) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Todiramphus [chloris, sordidus, colonus, albicilla, tristami] (sensu lato) by some authors

Your sightings

You must be logged in to view your sighting details. To register to myAvibase click here.

Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 

Highlight taxa in a checklist (shown in red)

Other synonyms


German: Melanesienliest
English: Melanesian Kingfisher
English, HBW: Collared Kingfisher (Melanesian Kingfisher)
English (IOC): Melanesian Kingfisher
English (United States): Melanesian Kingfisher
Spanish: Alción Acollarado (Grupo NE Melanesia), Alción de Melanesia
Spanish (Spain): Alción acollarado (Grupo NE Melanesia), Alción de Melanesia
Spanish (HBW): Melanesian Kingfisher
French: Martin-chasseur de Tristram
Japanese (romaji): meraneshiashoubin
Japanese: メラネシアショウビン
Scientific: Halcyon tristrami, Todiramphus chloris tristrami, Todiramphus tristrami, Todiramphus tristrami tristrami
Dutch: Melanesische IJsvogel, Todiramphus tristrami
Norwegian Nynorsk: Melanesiaisfugl
Norwegian: melanesiaisfugl
Polish: łowczyk atolowy
Portuguese: martim-caçador-melanésio
Portuguese (Portugal): guarda-rios-melanésio
Russian: Меланизийская альциона
Slovak: rybárikovec melanézsky
Slovenian: koralni gozdomec
Serbian: Melanezijski vodomar
Swedish: melanesisk kungsfiskare, stillahavskungsfiskare
Turkish: Melanezya yalıçapkını
Ukrainian: альціон меланезійський
Chinese: 美岛翡翠
Chinese (Traditional): 美拉尼西亞翡翠

Avibase has been visited 341,934,026 times since 24 June 2003. © Denis Lepage | Privacy policy