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São Tomé Kingfisher
800px-CorythornisThomensisGoodchild
adult (top) and juvenile
Information
Range São Tomé
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Coraciiformes
Family Alcedinidae
Alcedininae
Genus Corythornis
Species Corythornis cristatus
Corythornis cristatus thomensis
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The São Tomé kingfisher (Corythornus cristatus thomensis), is a subspecies of river kingfisher in the Alcedinidae family. It is endemic to São Tomé. It is usually considered a subspecies of the malachite kingfisher, but is sometimes considered a distinct species.

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