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Melanesian Kingfisher
Collared Kingfisher ( Todiramphus chloris ) Ssp PNG-COKI-01 Tong Island PNG April 2013-L
Information
Range Bismarck Archipelago and the northwest and central Solomon Islands
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Coraciiformes
Family Alcedinidae
Halcyoninae
Genus Todiramphus
Species Todiramphus tristrami

The Melanesian kingfisher (Todiramphus tristrami), is a species of tree kingfisher in the Alcedinidae family. It is endemic to the Bismarck Archipelago and the northwest and central Solomon Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and plantations. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the collared kingfisher.

Subspecies

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