Spotted Kingfisher

Spotted Kingfisher, Actenoides lindsayi

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Scientific name: Actenoides lindsayi




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Song: a wavering whistle sometimes heard in dense forest

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[4] Sharpe, R. B. (1871). A monograph of the Alcedinidae or family of kingfishers. London, UK: Printed by J. W. Elliot.

[5] Turner, C., Tamblyn, A., Dray, R., Maunder, L., & Raines, P. (2003). The biodiversity of the Upper Imbang-Caliban Watershed, North Negros Forest Reserve, Negros Occidental, Philippines. Technical Publication of the Negros Rainforest Conservation Project. London, UK: Coral Kay Conservation.


Avibase - the world bird database

Norfolk Nature Gallery: Spotted Wood-Kingfisher

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The Internet Bird Collection: Photos, videos, and sounds

VIREO: Visual Resources for Ornithology

Wild Bird Club of the Philippines: Spotted Wood Kingfisher

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Spotted Kingfisher Subspecies
Scientific name Range
Actenoides lindsayi lindsayi N Philippines (Luzon, Marinduque and Catanduanes)
Actenoides lindsayi moseleyi Forests of Negros (central Philippines)

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