Taxon profile


Azure Kingfisher
Alcedo azurea azurea Latham, 1802

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Coraciiformes »  family Alcedinidae - river kingfishers »  genus Alcedo - kingfisher »  species Alcedo azurea - Azure Kingfisher

Scientific synonyms

Alcedo tribrachys Shaw, 1805
Alcedo tridactyla Lesson, 1830
Alcyone australis Swainson, 1837
Alcyone azurea victoriae Mathews, 1912
Ceyx azureus azureus (Latham, 1802)
Ceyx cyanea Lesson, 1830

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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [cc2aa753-2e93-4aa8-a144-199b0e6fdfc1]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Ceyx azureus azureus (Latham, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Ceyx azureus azureus (Latham, 1801)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Ceyx azureus azureus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013

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