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Alcedo moluccensis = Alcedo meninting (blue-eared Kingfisher)
Subject: Alcedo moluccensis = Alcedo meninting (blue-eared Kingfisher)
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Alcedo moluccensis = Alcedo meninting (blue-eared Kingfisher)

Alcedo moluccensis (now, Alcedo meninting) by John Gerrard Keulemans

Source Richard Bowdler Sharpe, Family of Kingfishers, published from 1868 to 1871

Date 1868 to 1871

Author John Gerrard Keulemans and Bowdler Sharpe


The blue-eared kingfisher (Alcedo meninting) is found in Asia, ranging across the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It is found mainly in dense shaded forests where it hunts in small streams. It is darker crowned, with darker rufous underparts and lacking the rufous ear stripe of the common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) which is found in more open habitats.

Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Alcedinidae
Subfamily: Alcedininae
Genus: Alcedo
Species: Alcedo meninting Horsfield, 1821

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