Great-billed Kingfisher

Pelargopsis melanorhyncha - Martin-chasseur à bec noir

Martin-chasseur à bec noir
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Coraciiformes

  • Family
    :

    Alcédinidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pelargopsis

  • Species
    :

    melanorhyncha

Descriptor

Temminck, 1826

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 35 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    :
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Martin-chasseur à bec noir
adult

Great-billed Kingfisher (Pelargopsis melanorhyncha) is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Pelargopsis melanorhyncha melanorhyncha (Sulawesi, Muna, Buton and Selayar Is.)
  • Pelargopsis melanorhyncha dichrorhyncha (Peleng and Banggai Is.. off Sulawesi.)
  • Pelargopsis melanorhyncha eutreptorhyncha (Sula Is.. e of Sulawesi.)

Foreign names

  • Martin-chasseur à bec noir,
  • Alción piquinegro,
  • Schwarzschnabelliest,
  • Grootsnavelijsvogel,
  • Martin pescatore becconero,
  • stornäbbad kungsfiskare,
  • Sotvingeisfugl,
  • rybárikovec čiernozobý,
  • ledňáček černozobý,
  • Grårygget Storkenæbsisfugl,
  • mustanokkakalastaja,
  • alció becnegre,
  • łowiec czarnodzioby,
  • sajasti štorkljekljunec,
  • Черноклювый гуриал,
  • Pekaka bua-bua,
  • セレベスコウハシショウビン,
  • 大嘴翡翠,
  • 黑嘴鸛嘴翡翠,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Sources of information

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published: - Updated: 30-10-2005
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