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Brown-winged Kingfisher
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Information
Range Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Coraciiformes
Family Alcedinidae
Halcyoninae
Genus Pelargopsis
Species Pelargopsis capensis
Conservation Status
NTSpecies
Near Threatened

The Brown-winged kingfisher (Pelargopsis amauroptera), is a species of tree kingfisher in the Alcedinidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.

In India, it has been mainly reported from the Sundarbans region but records from further south near Chilka exist.

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