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Crested Kingfisher

Crested Kingfisher Megaceryle lugubris
1985 photos 1016 observations 351 birders

Scientific classification

Species
ja
ヤマセミ (山翡翠)
en
Crested Kingfisher
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Megaceryle lugubris

Shape and behavior

雌雄ともに白と黒の細かな斑ら模様が特徴。大型のカワセミで、カワセミと同じようなフォルムをしており嘴が長い。通常のカワセミよりも全然大きい。
メス
羽の裏が茶色く、胸が茶色く無い
on 2016-04-06

Song and Call

キョッキョッ

Distribution and habitat

中東やヒマラヤ、インドシナ半島北部、中国中部や中国南部、日本まで分布する。日本では、留鳥として九州以北に分布し、繁殖もしている。

Habitat

山地の渓流沿いを中心に生息している。北海道など一部の地域では町中で見られることもある。稀ではあるが、東京では葛西臨海公園での観察記録がある。

Conservation status

Lower risk
Least Concern

Rarity in Japan

Common
Rare
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Hot spots

Obervations by month

Recently records

Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Wed, 4/24/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Sun, 4/21/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Sat, 4/20/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Sat, 4/20/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Sat, 4/20/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Sat, 4/20/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Sat, 4/20/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Tue, 4/16/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Mon, 4/15/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Sun, 4/14/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Sat, 4/13/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Sat, 4/13/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Sat, 3/30/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Fri, 3/29/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Sat, 3/23/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Fri, 3/22/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Fri, 3/22/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Sun, 3/17/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Sun, 3/17/2024
Crested Kingfisher
Crested Kingfisher / Megaceryle lugubris
Observe on Mon, 3/11/2024