Red-backed Kingfisher
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Ellura
Red-backed Kingfisher
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Red-backed Kingfisher (Todiramphus pyrrhopygius)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Chordate (Chordata) - Bird (Aves)
Order: Kingfisher (Coraciiformes)
Family: Tree Kingfisher (Halcyonidae)
Species: Red-backed Kingfisher (Todiramphus pyrrhopygius)
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General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Typical kingfisher with massive beak compared with its body. White breast, blue wings, red back.

Copyright © 2009- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 26-Oct-2009
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)