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Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima

  • LC Least Concern
  • Names (17)
  • Subspecies (2)
P. F. Woodall
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated July 8, 2013

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Recommended Citation

Woodall, P. F. (2020). Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.giakin3.01