Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher

The Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher also known as the Black-backed Kingfisher is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family. Small red and yellow kingfisher, yellow underparts with bluish-black upperparts. This is a widespread resident of lowland forest. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Republic of India, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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The Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

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Order : Coraciiformes
Family : Alcedinidae
Genus : Ceyx
Species : erithaca
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1758)