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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Alcedinidae.
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Of the three single island endemics, the Atiu swiftlet (Collocalia sawtelli), Rarotonga starling (Aplonis cinerascens), and Mangaia kingfisher (Todiramphus ruficollis) are considered Vulnerable.
A reed-warbler (Acrocephalus kerearako), fruit dove (Ptilonopus rarotongensis), and kingfisher (Todiramphus ruficollaris) are shared between at least two islands.
The most interesting birds I obtained here, were the beautiful blue kingfisher, Todiramphus diops; the fine green and purple doves, Ptilonopus superbus and P. iogaster, and several new birds of small size.
The most interesting birds I obtained here, were the beautiful blue kingfisher, Todiramphus diops; the fine green and purple doves,
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris (they're everywhere),