Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher Megaceryle lugubris
Described by: Temminck (1834)
Alternate common name(s): Greater Pied Kingfisher, Great Pied Kingfisher, Large Pied Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): Ceryle lugubris
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RangeHimalayas to c. Vietnam, ne. China and Japan;
(1) Himalayas of n. and e. India (Kashmir) to Burma, s. and e. China s. to nw. Thailand, Laos, n. and c. Vietnam and Hainan Is.
(2) N. Japan (Hokkaido) and possibly the s. Kuril Is.
(3) Japan and Korea.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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