Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Kingfishers :: Black-capped Kingfisher
Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata
Described by: Boddaert (1783)
Alternate common name(s): Black-capped Purple Kingfisher
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeS. and e. Asia;
S. and e. India, w. and s. Burma, n. Laos, c. and se. China, Korea, Hainan, Taiwan, and the Adaman Is. and Nicobar Is.
Winters s. in Sri Lanka, se. Asia, Greater Sundas and Sulawesi. Philippines?
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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