Makira Dwarf Kingfisher
091 025 06 17 066 Ceyx gentianus m
Range Makira Island.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Coraciiformes
Family Alcedinidae
Genus Ceyx
Species Ceyx gentianus
Conservation Status
Near Threatened

The Makira dwarf kingfisher (Ceyx gentianus), is a species of river kingfisher in the Alcedinidae family. It is endemic to Makira Island. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It was formerly considered to be a subspecies of the variable dwarf kingfisher.

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