Blue-black kingfisher

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Blue-black kingfisher
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Alcedinidae
Subfamily: Halcyoninae
Genus: Todiramphus
Species: T. nigrocyaneus
Binomial name
Todiramphus nigrocyaneus
(Wallace, 1862)

Todirhamphus nigrocyaneus (Wallace, 1862) [orth. error]

The blue-black kingfisher (Todiramphus nigrocyaneus) is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae. It is found in New Guinea and offshore islands of Salawati, Batanta and Yapen. It is considered rare (although it may be more common in Papua) and declining with threats being logging of lowland swamp forests and declining water quality.