Blue-banded Kingfisher (Alcedo euryzona) - HBW 6, p. 235
French: Martin-pêcheur à large bande
Spanish: Martín Pescador Bandeado
Other common names: Broad-zoned Kingfisher
Taxonomy: Alcedo cryzona [sic] Temminck, 1830, Java.
Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- peninsulae Laubmann, 1941 - S Myanmar and W Thailand S to Sumatra, and Borneo.
- euryzona Temminck, 1830 - Java.
- Vulnerable Enlarge map
A juvenile on a stone bridge, defecating and flying away. Locality Fraser's Hill, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia (ssp peninsulae)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 1 August 2006 5 years ago 53 sec 3.5
I think while the colour for the male unique, for a change the female is more beautiful
Locality Peninsular Malaysia (ssp peninsulae)
Khong Tuck Khoon 25 January 2009 4 years ago 3.8
This Kingfisher is marginally larger than those in teh group of small Kingfisher
Locality Peninsular Malaysia
Khong Tuck Khoon 25 January 2009 4 years ago 2.5
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