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Birds

Oriental
Dwarf Kingfisher

Least Concern

Decreasing

Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher

Ceyx erithaca

This is a small, red and yellow kingfisher, averaging 13 cm (5.1 in) in length, yellow underparts with glowing bluish-black upperparts. This is a widespread resident of lowland forest, endemic across much of the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia.

Three-toed Kingfisher, Black-backed Kingfisher

Regional Names
  • Bengali:
    উদয়ী বামন মাছরাঙা
  • Malayalam:
    കുഞ്ഞൻ പൊന്മാൻ, മേനി പൊന്മാൻ
  • Marathi:
    तिबोटी खंड्या
  • Tamil:
    சின்ன மீன்கொத்தி
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Taxanomy

CORACIIFORMES
ALCEDINIDAE
Ceyx erithaca

Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher

Range Map

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