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Malay blue-banded kingfisher

In Thai: นกกะเต็นน้อยแถบอกดำ, nok kraten noi thaep ok dam

Binomial name: Alcedo peninsulae, 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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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Coraciiformes
Family
Alcedinidae
Genus
Alcedo
Species
Alcedo peninsulae

Common names

  • English:
    • Malay blue-banded kingfisher
    • Blue-banded kingfisher
    • Javan blue-banded kingfisher
  • Thai: นกกะเต็นน้อยแถบอกดำ, nok kraten noi thaep ok dam

Conservation status

Critically Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Critically Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Malay blue-banded kingfisher (male)
Blue-banded kingfisher (female)
Blue-banded kingfisher (male)

Range Map

Distribution map of Malay blue-banded kingfisher, Alcedo peninsulae in Thailand
Range map of Alcedo peninsulae in Thailand