Crested Kingfisher

Crested Kingfisher, Megaceryle lugubris

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Scientific name: Megaceryle lugubris

References:

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

Crested Kingfisher Subspecies
Scientific name Range
Megaceryle lugubris lugubris Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu
Megaceryle lugubris continentalis W Himalayas (Kashmir to central Bhutan)
Megaceryle lugubris guttulatus E Himalayas to China, Myanmar and Thailand; Hainan
Megaceryle lugubris pallidus S Kuril Islands and Hokkaido

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