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Species profile—Todiramphus sanctus (sacred kingfisher)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Halcyonidae (kookaburras and kingfishers) → Todiramphus sanctus (sacred kingfisher)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Halcyonidae (kookaburras and kingfishers)
Scientific name
Todiramphus sanctus (Vigors & Horsfield, 1827)
Common name
sacred kingfisher
WildNet taxon ID
1762
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
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=1762

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

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