New Britain Kingfisher

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.

The New Britain Kingfisher is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

New Britain Kingfisher (White-mantled K) Halcyon albonotata: I had the site lined up from a previous trip, and we got some wonderful views of a pair near Pokili. Collared Kingfisher Halcyon chloris: Nice views at Hisiu and on New Britain. More

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Black-headed Paradise Kingfisher and New Britain Kingfisher once again placed kingfishers in one of the top families of the trip. The Bismarck Archipelago provided us with sightings of species that few birders have had the opportunity to see as well as a look at island life that is very different to the mainland of PNG. More

New Britain Kingfisher, Papua New Guinea, New Britain July 2006 © Nik Borrow This beautiful kingfisher was seen exceptionally well during the recent Birdquest PNG 2006 tour Birdquest Send this as a postcard New Britain Kingfisher - New Britain Kingfisher, Papua New Guinea, New Britain July 2007 © Nik Borrow Just one of 18 species of kingfishers seen on the recent Birdquest PNG tour Birdquest See more photos on my website Nik More

New Britain Kingfisher (White-mantled K) Halcyon albonotata (B): Wonderful views of a pair of this rather rare species near Pokili. Collared Kingfisher Halcyon chloris (B): Nice views on New Britain. Sacred Kingfisher Halcyon sancta: A common winter migrant from Australia in the lowlands. Beach Kingfisher Halcyon saurophaga: Lovely views at Pig Island off Madang, and again on Kimbe Is. Yellow-billed Kingfisher Halcyon torotoro: Seen very well at Kiunga and Varirata. More

Order : Coraciiformes
Family : Alcedinidae
Genus : Todiramphus
Species : albonotatus
Authority : (Ramsay, 1885)