Animalia > Chordata > Aves > Coraciiformes > Alcedinidae > Alcedo

Alcedo (Kingfisher)

Synonyms: Alcyon; Calcedo; Halcedo

Wikipedia Abstract

Alcedo is a genus of birds in the family Alcedinidae. The genus was introduced by Carl Linnaeus in 1758 in the 10th edition of his Systema Naturae. The type species is the common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis ispida). Alcedo is the Latin for "kingfisher". The genus contains the following species:
View Wikipedia Record: Alcedo

Species

Alcedo albogularis
Alcedo argentata (Silvery Kingfisher) (Attributes)
Alcedo atthis (Common Kingfisher) (Attributes)
Alcedo australasia
Alcedo azurea (Azure Kingfisher) (Attributes)
Alcedo biru
Alcedo coerulescens (Cerulean Kingfisher) (Attributes)
Alcedo cristata (Malachite Kingfisher) (Attributes)
Alcedo cyanocephala
Alcedo cyanopectus (Indigo-banded Kingfisher) (Attributes)
Alcedo cyanostigma
Alcedo euryzona (Blue-banded Kingfisher) (Critically Endangered) (Attributes)
Alcedo floresiana
Alcedo guentheri
Alcedo hercules (Blyth's Kingfisher) (Attributes)
Alcedo leucogaster (White-bellied Kingfisher) (Attributes)
Alcedo melanoptera
Alcedo meninting (Blue-eared Kingfisher) (Attributes)
Alcedo moluccana
Alcedo pusilla (Little Kingfisher) (Attributes)
Alcedo quadribrachys (Shining-blue Kingfisher) (Attributes)
Alcedo rufigastra
Alcedo rufirostris
Alcedo semitorquata (Half-collared Kingfisher) (Attributes)
Alcedo sindiana
Alcedo striolata
Alcedo variegata
Alcedo vintsioides (Malagasy Kingfisher) (Attributes)
Alcedo websteri (Bismarck Kingfisher) (Attributes)

External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0