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Cittura sanghirensis

Identification

Distribution

Indonesia: Sangihe and Siau islands (northeast of Sulawesi)

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Formerly this species and Sulawesi Lilac Kingfisher were considered one species under the name of Lilac-cheeked Kingfisher.

Habitat

Forest and plantations up to 1000 m asl.

Behaviour

Vocalisation

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2022. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2022. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Gill, F, D Donsker, and P Rasmussen (Eds). 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.2) DRAFT. Doi 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.2. http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
  3. Woodall, P. F., P. C. Rasmussen, and G. M. Kirwan (2022). Sangihe Lilac Kingfisher (Cittura sanghirensis), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (B. K. Keeney and P. N. Maleko, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.lickin1.01

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