Wild Birds

Common Paradise-kingfishers

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The Common Paradise Kingfishers (Tanysiptera galatea) are found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea; where they inhabit subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

The Kofiau Paradise Kingfisher (Tanysiptera ellioti) is sometimes considered a subspecies of the Common Paradise Kingfisher (T. galatea).


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