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 Todiramphus cinnamominus

This taxon is Not Recognised as a species by BirdLife International.

Taxonomic source(s)
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.

Taxonomic note
Todiramphus cinnamomimus, T. pelewensis and T. reichenbachii (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) were previously lumped as T. cinnamomimus following Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993).

Todirhamphus cinnamominus Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993), Todirhamphus cinnamominus cinnamominus Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993)

Distribution and population
Todiramphus cinnamominus occurs on the islands of Palau, as well as on Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. The population of the nominate subspecies on Guam (to U.S.A.) became extinct in the wild in 1986 (del Hoyo et al. 2001).

del Hoyo, J.; Elliott, A.; Sargatal, J. 2001. Handbook of the Birds of the World, vol. 6: Mousebirds to Hornbills. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Text account compilers
Butchart, S., Ekstrom, J., Khwaja, N.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2015) Species factsheet: Todiramphus cinnamominus. Downloaded from on 05/07/2015. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2015) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 05/07/2015.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Species name author (Swainson, 1821)