Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)

Sulawesi Dwarf-kingfisher (Ceyx fallax) - HBW 6, p. 230

French: Martin-pêcheur multicolore German: Rostfischer Spanish: Martín Pigmeo de Célebes
Other common names: Celebes/Sulawesi Kingfisher, Celebes Forest Kingfisher, Blue-crowned/Celebes Dwarf-kingfisher, Celebes Pygmy-kingfisher

Taxonomy: Dacelo fallax Schlegel, 1866, mountainous parts of Sulawesi.
Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • sangirensis (A. B. Meyer & Wiglesworth, 1898) - Sangihe and Talaud Is.
  • fallax (Schlegel, 1866) - Sulawesi, and offshore Lembeh I.

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