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Black-headed Kingfisher
091 069 06 08 001 Actenoides capucinus m
Information
Range eastern and southern regions of Sulawesi in Indonesia.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Coraciiformes
Family Alcedinidae
Halcyoninae
Genus Actenoides
Species Actenoides capucinus
Conservation Status
NTSpecies
Near Threatened

The Black-headed kingfisher (Actenoides capucinus), is a species of tree kingfisher endemic to the eastern and southern regions of Sulawesi in Indonesia. It can be found in dense lowland forests up to 900 m elevation. It is threatened by habitat destruction by deforestation.

This species was recently elevated to species status, being previously considered green-backed kingfishers.

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