Kōtare (NZ Kingfisher)

Todiramphus sanctus vagans

Summary 3

The Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus) is a medium sized woodland kingfisher that occurs in mangroves, woodlands, forests, and river valleys in Australia, New Zealand, and other parts of the western Pacific. In New Zealand the species is also known by its Māori name Kōtare.

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Emily Roberts, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://naturewatch.org.nz/photos/3846251
  2. (c) GaryNZ, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/37527066@N03/5508720734
  3. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Todiramphus%20sanctus

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