Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)

Ultramarine Kingfisher (Todiramphus leucopygius) - HBW 6, p. 216

French: Martin-chasseur outremer German: Ultramarinliest Spanish: Alción Ultramar

Taxonomy: Cyanalcyon leucopygius J. Verreaux, 1858, Solomon Islands.
Genus often merged into Halcyon. Forms a superspecies with T. diops, T. lazuli, T. macleayii, T. albonotatus and T. farquhari. Monotypic.

Distribution: Solomon Is, from Buka and Bougainville through Shortlands, Choiseul, Santa Isabel and the Floridas to Guadalcanal.