Black-capped paradise kingfisher

Black-capped paradise kingfisher

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Tanysiptera nigriceps

The black-capped paradise kingfisher or black-headed paradise kingfisher, is a bird in the tree kingfisher subfamily, Halcyoninae. It is native to several islands in the Bismarck Archipelago to the east of New Guinea. Like all paradise kingfishers, this bird has colourful plumage with a red bill and long distinctive tail streamers.

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References

1. Black-capped paradise kingfisher Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-capped_paradise_kingfisher
2. Black-capped paradise kingfisher on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22725840/94903402
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/24667

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