Blyth's Kingfisher (Alcedo hercules) - HBW 6, p. 240
French: Martin-pêcheur de Blyth
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.
- Near Threatened Enlarge map
A bird perched on a rock and fishing (seen among branches). Locality Chebaling Nature Reserve, Shaoguan, Guangdong, China (Southern) (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 18 November 2013 10 weeks ago 32 sec 3.5
long distant shot of side view on a rock, turns to be back on, then flies to another rock, and then shuffles sideways up that ro Locality Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 14 April 2010 3 years ago 31 sec 1.7
one on a rock, then flies off Locality Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, India (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 14 April 2010 3 years ago 25 sec 1.6
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