azure kingfisher (Ceyx azureus), sacred kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus), red-backed kingfisher (Todiramphus pyrrhopygius), little kingfisher (Ceyx pusillus)
1. ALCYONE AZUREA ( G.R.Gray) - Azure Kingfisher. = azure kingfisher (Ceyx azureus prev. Alcedo azurea)
2. TODIRHAMPHUS SANCTUS ( Bonap.) - Sacred Kingfisher.
3. TODIRHAMPHUS PYRRHOPYGIUS (Gould) - Red-backed Kingfisher.
4 ALCYONE PUSILLA - Little Kingfisher. = little kingfisher (Ceyx pusillus prev. Alcedo pusilla)
Author Gracius J Broinowski
Full title The birds of Australia,
The azure kingfisher (Ceyx azureus) is a small kingfisher, in the river kingfisher subfamily, Alcedininae. It is found in Northern and Eastern Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea.
The sacred kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus) is a medium-sized woodland kingfisher that occurs in mangroves, woodlands, forests, and river valleys in Australia, New Zealand, and other parts of the western Pacific. In New Zealand the species is also known by its Māori name kōtare.
The red-backed kingfisher (Todiramphus pyrrhopygius) is a species of kingfisher in the subfamily Halcyoninae, also known as tree kingfishers. It is a predominantly blue-green and white bird with a chestnut rump. It is found across the continent of Australia, mainly inhabiting the drier regions.
The little kingfisher (Ceyx pusillus) is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae. It is found in open forest, woodland, swamps and mangroves in Australia (northern Queensland and north Northern Territory), Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.