Halcyon Swainson, 1821

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataAvesCoraciiformesAlcedinidae

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    Occurrences
  • 19

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Halcyon Swainson, 1821

Common names

  • Blue Kingfishers eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted genus

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Aves
order
Coraciiformes
family
Alcedinidae
genus
Halcyon
species
19
 
complete classification

Description

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Bibliography

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

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Jul 25, 2016.