Alcedinidae (kingfishers, kookaburras)

Under construction

Number of genera: 19
Number of species: 117
Number of species completed: 24
In French: page des martins-pêcheurs, martins-chasseurs en Français

SF Alcedininae:

Genus Ispidina – 2 species

* African Pygmy Kingfisher Ispidina picta
* African Dwarf Kingfisher Ispidina lecontei

Genus Corythornis – 4 species

Madagascan Pygmy Kingfisher Corythornis madagascariensis – NA, END. (Madagascar)
White-bellied Kingfisher Corythornis leucogaster – NA
* Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus
Sao Tome Kingfisher Corythornis thomensis – ON REQUEST, END. (Sao Tome)
Principe Kingfisher Corythornis nais – ON REQUEST, END. (Principe)
Malagasy Kingfisher Corythornis vintsioides – NA

Genus Alcedo – 7 species
Blue-banded Kingfisher Alcedo euryzona
Blue-eared Kingfisher Alcedo meninting
Blyth’s Kingfisher Alcedo hercules
* Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Cerulean Kingfisher / Small Blue Kingfisher Alcedo coerulescens
Shining-blue Kingfisher Alcedo quadribrachys
Half-collared Kingfisher Alcedo semitorquata

Genus Ceyx – 25 species
Sulawesi Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx fallax
Little Kingfisher Ceyx pusillus
* Azure Kingfisher Ceyx azureus
Bismarck Kingfisher Ceyx websteri
Black-backed Kingfisher / Black-backed Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx erithaca
Rufous-backed Kingfisher / Rufous-backed Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx rufidorsa
Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx melanurus
Indigo-banded Kingfisher Ceyx cyanopectus
Southern Silvery-Kingfisher Ceyx argentatus
* Northern Silvery-Kingfisher Ceyx flumenicola
Dimorphic Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx margarethae
Sula Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx wallacii
Buru Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx cajeli
North Moluccan Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx uropygialis
Seram Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx lepidus
New Guinea Dwarf-Kingfisher / Papuan Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx solitarius
New Ireland Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx mulcatus
Manus Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx dispar
New Georgia Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx collectoris
Guadalcanal Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx nigromaxilla
New Britain Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx sacerdotis
Malaita Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx malaitae
Bougainville Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx pallidus
North Solomons Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx meeki
Makira Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx gentianus

SF Cerylinae:

Genus Megaceryle – 4 species
Crested Kingfisher Megaceryle lugubris
* Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
* Ringed Kingfisher Megaceryle torquata

Genus Ceryle – 1 species
* Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis

Genus Chloroceryle – 4 species
Amazon Kingfisher Chloroceryle amazona
American Pygmy Kingfisher Chloroceryle aenea
Green Kingfisher Chloroceryle americana
Green-and-rufous Kingfisher Chloroceryle inda

SF Halcyoninae:

Genus Lacedo – 1 species
Banded Kingfisher Lacedo pulchella

Genus Pelargopsis – 3 species
* Stork-billed Kingfisher Pelargopsis capensis
Great-billed Kingfisher Pelargopsis melanorhyncha
Brown-winged Kingfisher Pelargopsis amauroptera

Genus Caridonax – 1 species
* White-rumped Kingfisher Caridonax fulgidus

Genus Halcyon – 12 species
Ruddy Kingfisher Halcyon coromanda
* White-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis
* Brown-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon gularis
* Javan Kingfisher Halcyon cyanoventris
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia
* Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala
Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata
* Brown-hooded Kingfisher Halcyon albiventris
* Striped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti
* Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica
* Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis
* Mangrove Kingfisher Halcyon senegaloides

Genus Melidora – 1 species
Hook-billed Kingfisher Melidora macrorrhina

Genus Clytoceyx – 1 species
Shovel-billed Kookaburra Clytoceyx rex

Genus Dacelo – 4 species
Spangled Kookaburra Dacelo tyro
Rufous-bellied Kookaburra Dacelo gaudichaud
* Blue-winged Kookaburra Dacelo leachii
* Laughing Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae

Genus Cittura – 1 species
Lilac Kingfisher / Lilac-cheeked Kingfisher Cittura cyanotis

Genus Tanysiptera – 8 species
Common Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera galatea
Kofiau Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera ellioti
Biak Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera riedelii
Numfor Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera carolinae
Little Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera hydrocharis
Buff-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera sylvia
Red-breasted Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera nympha
Brown-headed Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera danae

Genus Actenoides – 6 species
Green-backed Kingfisher Actenoides monachus
Scaly-breasted Kingfisher Actenoides princeps
Moustached Kingfisher Actenoides bougainvillei
Spotted Wood Kingfisher / Spotted Kingfisher Actenoides lindsayi
Hombron’s Kingfisher / Blue-capped Kingfisher Actenoides hombroni
Rufous-collared Kingfisher Actenoides concretus

Genus Syma – 2 species
Yellow-billed Kingfisher Syma torotoro
Mountain Kingfisher Syma megarhyncha

Genus Todiramphus – 30 species
Blue-black Kingfisher Todiramphus nigrocyaneus
Winchell’s Kingfisher / Rufous-lored Kingfisher Todiramphus winchelli
Blue-and-white Kingfisher Todiramphus diops
Lazuli Kingfisher Todiramphus lazuli
Red-backed Kingfisher Todiramphus pyrrhopygius
* Forest Kingfisher Todiramphus macleayii
White-mantled Kingfisher / New Britain Kingfisher Todiramphus albonotatus
Ultramarine Kingfisher Todiramphus leucopygius
Chestnut-bellied Kingfisher / Vanuatu Kingfisher Todiramphus farquhari
Rusty-capped Kingfisher / Palau Kingfisher Todiramphus pelewensis
Pacific Kingfisher Todiramphus sacer
Marquesan Kingfisher Todiramphus godeffroyi
Mewing Kingfisher Todiramphus ruficollaris
Society Kingfisher Todiramphus veneratus
Chattering Kingfisher Todiramphus tutus
Mangareva Kingfisher Todiramphus gambieri
Niau Kingfisher Todiramphus gertrudae
Guam Kingfisher Todiramphus cinnamominus
Pohnpei Kingfisher Todiramphus reichenbachii
Flat-billed Kingfisher Todiramphus recurvirostris
* Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris
Talaud Kingfisher Todiramphus enigma
Sombre Kingfisher Todiramphus funebris
Melanesian Kingfisher Todiramphus tristrami
Beach Kingfisher Todiramphus saurophagus
Mariana Kingfisher Todiramphus albicilla
Cinnamon-banded Kingfisher Todiramphus australasia
Torresian Kingfisher Todiramphus sordidus
Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus
Islet Kingfisher / Colonist Kingfisher Todiramphus colonus

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SP # 93 03/04/18 Halcyon smyrnensis   S
White-breasted Kingfisher (constr.) – – – Martin-chasseur de Smyrne ( full )

SP # 92 02/04/18 Halcyon gularis   E1
White-throated Kingfisher (constr.) – – – Martin-chasseur à poitrine brune ( full )

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