Mangrove kingfisher

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Mangrove kingfisher
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Mangrove kingfisher
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Alcedinidae
Subfamily: Halcyoninae
Genus: Halcyon
Species: H. senegaloides
Binomial name
Halcyon senegaloides
Smith, 1834

The mangrove kingfisher (Halcyon senegaloides) is a kingfisher in the genus Halcyon. It has a large global range and is not threatened. It lives along the eastern coastline of Sub-Saharan Africa.


It is grey with black shoulders, blue back and a red bill


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