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Alcedo euryzona Temminck, 1830

Javan blue-banded kingfisher, Blue-banded kingfisher (generic), Raja udang kalung biru (local name; Rusmendro et al. 2009)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Alcedo euryzona euryzona Temminck, 1830

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1930's

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Still extant according to (Noske et al. 2011), and possibly also encountered by (Rusmendro et al. 2009). If these records are accurate, whether the taxon is a candidate for rediscovery is unknown. But as of 4 September, 2013, BirdLife International maintains that "there have been no confirmed records for several decades" ([url=https://www.birdlife.org/globally-threatened-bird-forums/2013/09/blue-banded-kingfisher-alcedo-euryzona-is-being-split-list-a-euryzona-as-critically-endangered-and-a-peninsulae-as-vulnerable/]source[/url]).

 

Rediscovered by (Chan & Setiawan, 2019)?

 

Distribution

Java, Indonesia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

 

 

Other references:

BirdLife International. (2014). Alcedo euryzona. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 27 July 2014.

Chan, Bosco Pui Lok and Setiawan, Arif. (2019). New record of the Critically Endangered Javan Blue-banded Kingfisher Alcedo euryzona in Central Java, Indonesia. BirdingASIA 31.

Noske, R., Prawiradilaga, D.M., Drynan, D., Leishman, A. and Rutherford, W. (2011). Understorey Birds of Cikaniki Research Station, Gunung Halimun-Salak National Park, West Java: Report of the Indonesian Bird Banding Scheme Training Programme. Kukila 15: 50-65. [a free online subscription is needed to view the full paper]

Robson, C. (2014). From the field. BirdingASIA 22: 121-128.

Hasmar Rusmendro, Ruskomalasari, Alwi Khadafi, Hafid Bayan Prayoga, Lisa Apriyanti. (2009). Keberdaan Jenis Burung Pada Lima Stasiun Pengamatan Di Sepanjang Daerah Aliran Sungai (Das) Ciliwung, Depok-Jakarta. VIS VITALIS 02(2): 50-64.

https://www.birdlife.org/globally-threatened-bird-forums/2013/09/blue-banded-kingfisher-alcedo-euryzona-is-being-split-list-a-euryzona-as-critically-endangered-and-a-peninsulae-as-vulnerable/

https://www.facebook.com/birdtourasia/photos/a.165946500107574.28318.112873442081547/1573605299341680/?type=3&theater&ifg=1

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/8229/alcedo-euryzona-blue-banded-kingfisher

 

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