Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher, Todiramphus sanctus

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Scientific name: Todiramphus sanctus

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Call: loud 3-4 note call

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

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Sacred Kingfisher Subspecies
Scientific name Range
Todiramphus sanctus sanctus Australia to Solomon Islands; winters to New Guinea
Todiramphus sanctus canacorum New Caledonia and Isle of Pines
Todiramphus sanctus eximius Fiji (Kandavu, Ono and Vanua Kula)
Todiramphus sanctus macmillani Loyalty Islands
Todiramphus sanctus regina Futuna (Wallis and Futuna, central Polynesia)
Todiramphus sanctus vagans New Zealand, Norfolk, Lord Howe and Kermadec islands
Todiramphus sanctus vitiensis Fiji (Ngau, Ovalau, Koro, Viti Levu, Vanua Levu and Taveuni)

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