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  • Sacred Kingfisher

  • Todirhamphus sanctus
  • The Sacred Kingfisher is a medium sized kingfisher. It has a turquoise back, turquoise blue rump and tail, buff-white underparts and a broad cream collar. There is a broad black eye stripe extending from bill to nape of neck.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=300
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=300&p=259
  • « Back to Catalog
  • Sacred Kingfisher

  • The Sacred Kingfisher is a medium sized kingfisher. It has a turquoise back, turquoise blue rump and tail, buff-white underparts and a broad cream collar. There is a broad black eye stripe extending from bill to nape of neck.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Todirhamphus sanctus
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 326
  • Size
  • 21cm
  • Period in district
  • Sept-Dec
  • Song group
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=300&p=259
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=300
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/sacred-kingfisher