Society kingfisher

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Society kingfisher
Todiramphus veneratus by John Gerrard Keulemans.jpg
Todiramphus veneratus by John Gerrard Keulemans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Alcedinidae
Subfamily: Halcyoninae
Genus: Todiramphus
Species: T. veneratus
Binomial name
Todiramphus veneratus
(Gmelin, 1788)

The Society kingfisher or Tahiti kingfisher (Todiramphus veneratus) is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae. It is endemic to French Polynesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Todiramphus veneratus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.