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Species profile—Todiramphus sordidus (Torresian kingfisher)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Halcyonidae (kookaburras and kingfishers) → Todiramphus sordidus (Torresian kingfisher)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Halcyonidae (kookaburras and kingfishers)
Scientific name
Todiramphus sordidus (Gould, 1842)
Common name
Torresian kingfisher
Type reference
Gould, J. (1842). Characters of two new species of Australian Halcyonidae. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1842, 72.
WildNet taxon ID
1759
Synonym(s)
Todiramphus chloris
Todiramphus sordidus sordidus
Todiramphus sordidus colcloughi
Todiramphus chloris sordidus
Todiramphus chloris colcloughi
Sauropatis sordida colcloughi
Sauropatis chloris hyperpontia
Halcyon sordidus cooktowni
Halcyon sordidus
Halcyon chloris sordida
Alternate name(s)
mangrove kingfisher
mangrove collared kingfisher
black-masked kingfisher
white-collared kingfisher
sordid kingfisher
collared kingfisher
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1759

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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