White-mantled kingfisher, New britain kingfisher
The white-mantled kingfisher or New Britain kingfisher (Todiramphus albonotatus ) is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae.It is endemic to New Britain off Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitat is tropical moist lowland forests.
Terrestrial animals are animals that live predominantly or entirely on land (e.g., cats, ants, snails), as compared with aquatic animals, which liv...
Oviparous animals are female animals that lay their eggs, with little or no other embryonic development within the mother. This is the reproductive...
NoNot a migrant
Animals that do not make seasonal movements and stay in their native home ranges all year round are called not migrants or residents.
The white-mantled kingfisher is 16–18 cm in length and has a black bill, and the plumage is mostly white in the male, with blue wings, tail, a turquoise crown, and a thick black stripe through the eye. The female is similar to the male but has blue on the lower back.The call is a rapid descending "kee-ku-ko-ko " or a trilling "ki-ki-ki-ki-ki ".Show More
It is widespread but scarce and is probably threatened by habitat loss.Show Less