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Showing Family Alcedinidae between Cairns and Cape Tribulation

Family Alcedinidae

Azure Kingfisher

Azure Kingfisher
Ceyx azureus

A strikingly coloured kingfisher native to Eastern Australia and New Guinea

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Blue-winged kookaburra

Blue-winged kookaburra
Dacelo leachii

Slightly smaller than the Laughing kookaburra, the Blue-winged kookaburra is native to the rainforest areas of northern Australia and southern New Guinea.

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Forest kingfisher

Forest kingfisher
Todiramphus macleayii

Found in along the coast between Cairns and Cape Tribulation, you will often spot these fishers, near a river close to the coast.

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 Laughing kookaburra

Laughing kookaburra
Dacelo novaeguineae

An iconic Australian bird with the one of the most distinctive calls of any Australian bird.

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Forest kingfisher

Sacred kingfisher
Todiramphus sanctus

The Polynesians believed this medium sized kingfisher had power over the waves, hence the common name of Sacred kingfisher.

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