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Species profile—Ceyx azureus (azure kingfisher)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Alcedinidae (kingfishers) → Ceyx azureus (azure kingfisher)

Photo of Ceyx azureus (azure kingfisher) - Jones, K.,Ken Jones,2013

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Alcedinidae (kingfishers)
Scientific name
Ceyx azureus Latham, 1801
Common name
azure kingfisher
WildNet taxon ID
1776
Synonym(s)
Alcedo azurea
Ceyx azurea
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
Aquatic & 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=1776

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

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