Spangled Kookaburra
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Information
Common Name Aru Giant Kingfisher
Range Aru Islands and the Trans Fly savanna and grasslands of southern New Guinea.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Coraciiformes
Family Alcedinidae
Halcyoninae
Genus Dacelo
Species Dacelo tyro
Conservation Status
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Least Concern

The Spangled kookaburra (Dacelo tyro), also known as the Aru giant kingfisher, is a species of kookaburra found only on the Aru Islands and the Trans Fly savanna and grasslands of southern New Guinea. It has bright blue wings and tail, a white chest and belly, dark eyes, and a striking white-spotted black head. Practically nothing is known of its family life or breeding biology.

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