Philippine dwarf kingfisher

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Philippine dwarf kingfisher
Ceyx melanura by John Gerrard Keulemans.jpg
Illustration by John Gerrard Keulemans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Alcedinidae
Subfamily: Alcedininae
Genus: Ceyx
Species: C. melanurus
Binomial name
Ceyx melanurus
(Kaup, 1848)

The Philippine dwarf kingfisher (Ceyx melanurus) is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae that is endemic to the Philippines.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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