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Green-backed Kingfisher Actenoides monachus monachus   - Male
Green-backed Kingfisher
Photographer : © Pete Morris/Birdquest
Location :Tangkoko National Park, northern Sulawesi, Indonesia
Date : 20 September 2007
English synonyms:Celebes Lowland Kingfisher, Lowland Kingfisher, Lonely Kingfisher, Blue-headed Kingfisher, Hooded Kingfisher, Cowled Kingfisher, Blue-headed Wood Kingfisher, Celebes Green Kingfisher, Black-headed Kingfisher (capucinus)
Bird Family :Halcyonidae - Larger Kingfishers
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
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Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia. The form A. m. capucinus may prove to be best treated as a separate species.
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