Halcyon Swainson, 1821

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataAvesCoraciiformesAlcedinidae

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    Occurrences
  • 14

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Halcyon Swainson, 1821

Common names

  • Blue Kingfishers eng
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted genus

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Zool. Illust. , (1) 1 (5), pl. 27.

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Aves
order
Coraciiformes
family
Alcedinidae
genus
Halcyon
species
14
 
complete classification

Description

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Occurrence datasets

Checklists

Bibliography

Fry, C. H. , S. Keith & E. K. Urban (1988). The Birds of Africa, Volume III. Academic Press, London.

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Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.