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Papuan Dwarf Kingfisher
091 018 06 17 066 Ceyx solitarius m
Information
Range western Papuan islands, New Guinea, Aru Islands and the D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Coraciiformes
Family Alcedinidae
Alcedininae
Genus Ceyx
Species Ceyx solitarius
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Papuan dwarf kingfisher (Ceyx solitarius), is a species of river kingfisher in the Alcedinidae family. It is endemic to the western Papuan islands, New Guinea, Aru Islands and the D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It was formerly considered to be a subspecies of the variable dwarf kingfisher.