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Blue-banded kingfisher

Binomial name: Alcedo euryzona, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1830

The blue-banded kingfisher (Alcedo euryzona), also called the Javan blue-banded kingfisher, is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family that is endemic to the island of Java in Indonesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and rivers. It is critically endangered due to habitat loss. The Malay blue-banded kingfisher was recently differentiated from this species.

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Videos of Blue-banded kingfisher

  • Blue-banded kingfisher (female)

    Blue-banded kingfisher (female)

Scientific classification

Alcedo euryzona

Common names

  • English:
    • Blue-banded kingfisher
    • Javan blue-banded kingfisher

Conservation status

Critically Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Critically Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Blue-banded kingfisher (female)

Blue-banded kingfisher (female)

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Blue-banded kingfisher (male)

Blue-banded kingfisher (male)

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Distribution map of Blue-banded kingfisher, Alcedo euryzona in Thailand

Range map of Alcedo euryzona in Thailand

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