Striped Kingfisher

Halcyon chelicuti - Martin-chasseur strié

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Coraciiformes

  • Family
    :

    Alcédinidés

  • Genus
    :

    Halcyon

  • Species
    :

    chelicuti

Descriptor

Stanley, 1814

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 30 à 50 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Striped Kingfisher (Halcyon chelicuti) is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Halcyon chelicuti eremogiton (c Mali to c Sudan)
  • Halcyon chelicuti chelicuti (s Mauritania, Senegal and Gambia to Ethiopia and South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Martin-chasseur strié,
  • Alción Estriado,
  • Pica-peixe-riscado,
  • Streifenliest,
  • szürke erdei halkapó,
  • Gestreepte IJsvogel,
  • Martin pescatore striato,
  • Strimkungsfiskare,
  • Savanneisfugl,
  • rybárikovec pásikavý,
  • ledňáček žíhaný,
  • Stribet Isfugl,
  • viirukalastaja,
  • Gestreepte Visvanger,
  • alció estriat,
  • łowiec kreskowany,
  • Полосатая альциона,
  • タテフコショウビン,
  • 斑纹翡翠,
  • 斑紋翡翠,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

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