Little Paradise-kingfisher Tanysiptera hydrocharis


Beehler, B. M. and Pratt, T. K. 2016. Birds of New Guinea. Distribution, taxonomy, and systematics. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.

Beehler, B. M., Pratt, T. K. and Zimmerman, D. A. 1986. Birds of New Guinea. Princeton University Press, Princeton.

Bryan, J.E. and Shearman, P.L. (Eds). 2015. The State of the Forests of Papua New Guinea 2014: Measuring change over the period 2002-2014. University of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby.

Clarke, R.H. Gosford, R., Boyle, A., Sisson, L. and Ewen, J.G. 2010. A Specimen Record of the Little Paradise-Kingfisher Tanysiptera hydrocharis from Torres Strait, Queensland: A New Bird for Australian Territory. Australian Field Ornithology 27: 165-173.

Coates, B. J. 1985. The birds of Papua New Guinea, 1: non-passerines. Dove, Alderley, Australia.

Diamond, J. M.; Bishop, K. D. 1994. New records and observations from the Aru Islands, New Guinea region. Emu 94: 41-45.

Richards, A.; Rowland, R. 1995. List of birds recorded in Papua New Guinea during the period 16 October to 29 November 1992. Muruk 7(2): 75-95.

Verbelen, P. 2014. First record of the Starry Owlet-Nightjar Aegotheles tatei in Indonesian New Guinea (Papua). Kukila 18(1): 10-16.

Further resources

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

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Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Tanysiptera hydrocharis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.