Crested Kingfisher

Megaceryle lugubris - Martin-pêcheur tacheté

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Coraciiformes

  • Family
    :

    Alcédinidés

  • Genus
    :

    Megaceryle

  • Species
    :

    lugubris

Descriptor

Temminck, 1834

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 43 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 230 à 280 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Crested Kingfisher (Megaceryle lugubris) is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Megaceryle lugubris lugubris (c and s Japan)
  • Megaceryle lugubris continentalis (w and c Himalayas)
  • Megaceryle lugubris guttulata (e Himalayas to c China and n Indochina)
  • Megaceryle lugubris pallida (Hokkaido I.. n Japan. and s Kuril Is. (Russia))

Foreign names

  • Martin-pêcheur tacheté,
  • Martín Gigante Asiático,
  • Trauerfischer,
  • szalagos halkapó,
  • Chinese Reuzenijsvogel,
  • Martin pescatore crestato,
  • Större gråfiskare,
  • Kaskadeisfugl,
  • rybárec pásikavý,
  • rybařík chocholatý,
  • Toppet Stødfisker,
  • aasiankeisarikalastaja,
  • alció gegant asiàtic,
  • rybaczek żałobny,
  • dižraibais dzenītis,
  • Большой пегий зимородок,
  • ヤマセミ,
  • 冠鱼狗,
  • นกกะเต็นขาวดำใหญ่,
  • 冠魚狗,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls)

Geographic range

Sources of information

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