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Tanysiptera
06 09 013 Tanysiptera nympha
Red-breasted Paradise Kingfisher (Tanysiptera nympha)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Coraciiformes
Family Alcedinidae
Halcyoninae
Genus Tanysiptera

Tanysiptera or paradise kingfishers, is a genus of tree kingfishers found in Australasia.

Species

There are eight species:

Numfor Paradise Kingfisher (Schlegel, 1871) (Tanysiptera carolinae)
Brown-headed Paradise Kingfisher (Sharpe, 1880) (Tanysiptera danae)
Kofiau Paradise Kingfisher (Sharpe, 1870) (Tanysiptera ellioti)
Common Paradise Kingfisher (Gray, 1859) (Tanysiptera galatea)
Little Paradise Kingfisher (Gray, 1858) (Tanysiptera hydrocharis)
Red-breasted Paradise Kingfisher (Gray, 1840) (Tanysiptera nympha)
Biak Paradise Kingfisher (Verreaux, 1866) (Tanysiptera riedelii)
Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfisher (Gould, 1850) (Tanysiptera sylvia)
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