Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)

Blyth's Kingfisher (Alcedo hercules) - HBW 6, p. 240

French: Martin-pêcheur de Blyth German: Herkuleseisvogel Spanish: Martín Pescador Hércules
Other common names: Great Blue Kingfisher

Taxonomy: Alcedo hercules Laubmann, 1917, Darjeeling.
Closely related to A. atthis. Sometimes referred to as A. grandis, but this name is preoccupied and therefore invalid. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Nepal E to Myanmar and S China (Yunnan, Hainan) and S to Laos and C Vietnam.

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