Ruddy Kingfisher

Halcyon coromanda - Martin-chasseur violet

Martin-chasseur violet
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Coraciiformes

  • Family
    :

    Alcédinidés

  • Genus
    :

    Halcyon

  • Species
    :

    coromanda

Descriptor

Latham, 1790

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 76 à 77 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Martin-chasseur violet
adult
Martin-chasseur violet
adult

Ruddy Kingfisher (Halcyon coromanda) is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family.

Subspecific information 10 subspecies

  • Halcyon coromanda coromanda (Nepal to s China, s Thailand and n Myanmar)
  • Halcyon coromanda major (ne China, Korea and Japan)
  • Halcyon coromanda bangsi (Ryukyu Is., Taiwan and Lanyu I.)
  • Halcyon coromanda mizorhina (Andaman Is.)
  • Halcyon coromanda minor (s Malay Pen., Sumatra, w Sumatra islands, Riau Arch., Bangka and Belitung, Java and Borneo)
  • Halcyon coromanda linae (Palawan I.. w Philippines.)
  • Halcyon coromanda claudiae (Tawitawi group and Sulu Arch.)
  • Halcyon coromanda rufa (Talaud and Sangihe Is south to Sulawesi and offshore islands)
  • Halcyon coromanda pelingensis (Banggai Is.)
  • Halcyon coromanda sulana (Sula Is.. e of Sulawesi.)

Foreign names

  • Martin-chasseur violet,
  • Alción Rojizo,
  • Feuerliest,
  • tüzes halkapó,
  • Rosse IJsvogel,
  • Martin pescatore rossiccio,
  • Rostkungsfiskare,
  • Flammeisfugl,
  • rybárikovec ohnivý,
  • ledňáček ohnivý,
  • Violetisfugl,
  • punakalastaja,
  • alció roig,
  • łowiec płomienny,
  • rudais dzenītis,
  • rdeči gozdomec,
  • Рыжий зимородок,
  • Cekakak merah,
  • アカショウビン,
  • 赤翡翠,
  • นกกะเต็นแดง,
  • 赤翡翠,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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