Collared Kingfisher

Collared Kingfisher, Todiramphus chloris

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Scientific name: Todiramphus chloris

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Call: It has a variety of calls which vary geographically. The most typical call is loud, harsh and metallic and is repeated several times.

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References:

[1] Chan, K. (2001). Partial migration in Australian landbirds: A review. Emu, 101(4), 281-292. doi: 10.1071/MU00034

[2] Dutson, G. (2001). New distributional ranges for Melanesian birds. Emu, 101(3), 237-248. doi: 10.1071/MU00006

[3] Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C., & Inskipp, T. (1999). Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

[4] Pizzey, G. (1980). A field guide to the birds of Australia. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

[5] Simpson, K., & Day, N. (1988). Field guide to the birds of Australia. London, UK: Christopher Helm.

Links:

The Internet Bird Collection: Photos, videos, and sounds

VIREO: Visual Resources for Ornithology

Collared Kingfisher Subspecies
Scientific name Range
Todiramphus chloris chloris Sulawesi to nw New Guinea and Lesser Sundas
Todiramphus chloris abyssinicus W coast of Red Sea to head of Gulf of Aden
Todiramphus chloris alberti Buka, Bougainville and Solomon Islands (east to Guadalcanal)
Todiramphus chloris albicilla S Mariana Islands (Saipan, Tinian and Aguiguan)
Todiramphus chloris amoenus Solomon Islands (Rennell and Bellona)
Todiramphus chloris armstrongi S Thailand and Myanmar
Todiramphus chloris azelus Enggano I. (off sw Sumatra)
Todiramphus chloris bennetti Nissan I. (e Papua New Guinea)
Todiramphus chloris brachyurus Reef Islands (Fenualoa and Lomlon)
Todiramphus chloris chloropterus Islands off w Sumatra (except Enggano)
Todiramphus chloris colcloughi Central Queensland coast to ne New South Wales
Todiramphus chloris collaris Philippines, Sulu Archipelago and Palawan
Todiramphus chloris colonus Islands off se Papua New Guinea and Louisiade Archipelago
Todiramphus chloris davisoni Andaman Islands and Cocos Islands (Indian Ocean)
Todiramphus chloris erromangae Erromango I. (s Vanuatu)
Todiramphus chloris humii NW India to Malay Pen., Thailand, Myanmar, Mergui Arch.
Todiramphus chloris juliae N and central Vanuatu (Maewo and Aoba islands to Efate)
Todiramphus chloris kalbaensis S coast of Arabian Peninsula to extreme nw Oman
Todiramphus chloris laubmannianus S Sumatra, Borneo and adjacent islands
Todiramphus chloris mala Malaita (e Solomon Islands)
Todiramphus chloris manuae American Samoa (Ofu, Olosega and Tau)
Todiramphus chloris marinus Lau Archipelago (e Fiji)
Todiramphus chloris matthiae St. Matthias Islands (Papua New Guinea)
Todiramphus chloris melanoderus Vanikolo I. (Santa Cruz Group in e Solomon Islands)
Todiramphus chloris novaehiberniae New Ireland (Bismarck Archipelago)
Todiramphus chloris nusae New Ireland (except sw), New Hanover and Feni Islands
Todiramphus chloris occipitalis Nicobar Islands
Todiramphus chloris orii Rota I. (s Mariana Islands)
Todiramphus chloris ornatus E Solomon Islands (Santa Cruz and Tinakula)
Todiramphus chloris owstoni N Mariana Islands (Asuncion, Pagan, Almagan and Agrihan)
Todiramphus chloris palmeri Java, Bali and adjacent islands in Java Sea
Todiramphus chloris pavuvu Pavuvu I. (Russel Group in central Solomon Islands)
Todiramphus chloris pealei Tutuila I. (American Samoa)
Todiramphus chloris pilbara W Australia (Exmouth Gulf to mouth of Turner River)
Todiramphus chloris sacer Tonga
Todiramphus chloris santoensis Banks Group to Espíritu Santo and Malo (n Vanuatu)
Todiramphus chloris solomonis Solomon Islands (Uki Ni Masi, San Cristóbal and Santa Anna)
Todiramphus chloris sordidus S New Guinea, Aru Islands and coastal n Australia
Todiramphus chloris sororum S Solomon Islands (Malaupaina and Malaulalo)
Todiramphus chloris stresemanni Witu, Umboi and adjacent islands in Dampier Straits
Todiramphus chloris tannensis Tanna I. (s Vanuatu)
Todiramphus chloris teraokai Palau Islands (w Caroline Islands)
Todiramphus chloris torresianus Torres Group (Toga, Loh and Hiu)
Todiramphus chloris tristrami New Britain (Bismarck Archipelago)
Todiramphus chloris utupuae Utupua I. (Santa Cruz Group in e Solomon Islands)
Todiramphus chloris vicina Duff Group (e Solomon Islands)
Todiramphus chloris vidali Peninsular India (Ratnagiri District)

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