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Black-capped Kingfisher
Halcyon pileata
Grey-headed Kingfisher
Halcyon leucocephala
  (Müller, PLS, 1776)
Brown-hooded Kingfisher
Halcyon albiventris
IOC 9.2
 

Grey-headed Kingfisher
Halcyon leucocephala
Marsabit NP, Kenya - 2018-11-14
© Arne Andersson
 





















Field guides

Plate/page: 111

Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J.
The Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi

Plate/page: 80

Nik Borrow and Ron Demey
Birds of Senegal and the Gambia

Plate/page: 97

Porter, R. and Aspinall, S.
Birds of the Middle East

Plate/page: 28.5

Barlow, C. and Washer, T.
A Field Guide to Birds of The Gambia and Senegal

Plate/page: 258

Sinclair, I.
Sasol Birds of Southern Africa

Plate/page: 115

Hawkins, F., Safford, R. and Skerett, A.
Birds of Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands

Plate/page: 164

Borrow, N. and Demey, R.
Birds of Ghana

Plate/page: 103

Redman, N., Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J.
Birds of the Horn of Africa

Plate/page: 274

Sinclair, I. and Ryan, P.
Birds of Africa south of the Sahara. First edition.

Plate/page: 66

Borrow, N. and Demey, R.
Birds of Western Africa

Plate/page: 122

Porter, R.F, Christensen, S. and Schiermacker-Hansen, P.
Birds of The Middle East

Plate/page: 206

Eduardo Garcia-Del-Rey
Field Guide to the Birds of Macaronesia: Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands, Cape Verde


References

  • Halcyon leucocephala: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2019.
  • Halcyon leucocephala: Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2019. IOC World Bird List (v 9.2). http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
  • Barlow, C. and Washer, T.: A Field Guide to Birds of The Gambia and Senegal; Yale University Press, January 21, 1998; ISBN:0-300-07454-9
  • Sinclair, I.: Sasol Birds of Southern Africa; Struik, 4:e edition. 2011; ISBN:1-770-07925-4
  • Borrow, N. and Demey, R.: Birds of Ghana; Christopher Helm, 2010; ISBN:1-408-12279-0
  • Borrow, N. and Demey, R.: Birds of Western Africa; Helm Field Guides, 2001; ISBN:0-713-63959-8
  • Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J.: The Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi; T. & A. D. Poyser, London, October 2001; ISBN:0-85661-079-8
  • Porter, R.F, Christensen, S. and Schiermacker-Hansen, P.: Birds of The Middle East; Princeton University Press, 1996; ISBN:0-691-12104-4
  • Redman, N., Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J. : Birds of the Horn of Africa; Helm Field Guides, 2009; ISBN:1-408-157357
  • Porter, R. and Aspinall, S.: Birds of the Middle East; Helm Field Guides, July 2012; ISBN:0-713-67602-7
  • Sinclair, I. and Ryan, P.: Birds of Africa south of the Sahara. First edition.; Struik, 2003; ISBN:1-868-72857-9
  • Nik Borrow and Ron Demey: Birds of Senegal and the Gambia; Helm Field Guides, Mar 1, 2012; ISBN:1408134691
  • Eduardo Garcia-Del-Rey: Field Guide to the Birds of Macaronesia: Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands, Cape Verde; Lynx Edicions, 1 May 2011; ISBN:8-496-55371-X
  • Hawkins, F., Safford, R. and Skerett, A. : Birds of Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands; Christopher Helm, 2015; ISBN:1-472-92409-6
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    Scientific Classification
    Kingdom Animals
    Animalia
    Phylum Chordates
    Chordata
    Class Birds
    Aves
    Order Kingfishers, Bee-Eaters, Rollers
    Coraciiformes
    Family Kingfishers
    Alcedinidae
    Genus Halcyon
    Species Grey-headed Kingfisher
    leucocephala
    (Müller, PLS, 1776)

      acteon (Lesson, R, 1830)
    Cape Verde Is.
      leucocephala (Müller, PLS, 1776)
    Senegal and Gambia to nw Somalia, n Tanzania and n DR Congo
      semicaerulea (Gmelin, JF, 1788)
    s Arabian Pen.
      hyacinthina Reichenow, 1900
    se Somalia to Tanzania
      pallidiventris Cabanis, 1880
    s DR Congo to nw Tanzania and south to n South Africa
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    Conservation Status
     LC  IUCN Red List 2015
    BirdLife Species Factsheet
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