Red-backed Kingfisher
Size Comparison with Dusky Woodswallow
Murray Mallee Region
Rainbow Bee-eater
Juvenile, Front
Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Kingfishers (Coraciiformes)
Family: Tree Kingfisher (Alcedinidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)
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Thank you Louis O'neill for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Riverland and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2011-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Mar-2011
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)