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Alcedo
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Coraciiformes
Alcedines
Family Alcedinidae
Alcedininae
Genus Alcedo

Alcedo is a genus of kingfishers in the Alcedinidae family.

SpeciesEdit

It contains the following species:

Common Kingfisher (Linnaeus, 1758) (Alcedo atthis)
Cerulean Kingfisher (Vieillot, 1818) (Alcedo coerulescens)
Blue-banded Kingfisher (Temminck, 1830) (Alcedo euryzona)
Blyth's Kingfisher (Laubmann, 1917) (Alcedo hercules)
Blue-eared Kingfisher (Horsfield, 1821) (Alcedo meninting)
Shining-blue Kingfisher (Bonaparte, 1850) (Alcedo quadribrachys)
Half-collared Kingfisher (Swainson, 1823) (Alcedo semitorquata)