Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Collared Kingfisher Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Todiramphus chloris
Family : Alcedinidae
Order : Coraciiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : White Collered Kingfisher
Habitat : Coast
Description : Collared Kingfisher varies from blue to green above while the underparts can be white or buff. There is a white collar around the neck.The large bill is black with a pale yellow base to the lower mandible.Females tend to be greener than the males.Immature birds are duller than the adults with dark scaly markings on the neck and breast.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source:www.en.wikipedia.org, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Jun V(www.xeno-canto.org/Jun V), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.