Sangihe Dwarf-kingfisher

Sangihe Dwarf-kingfisher by AFC

Ceyx sangirensis by Kathy Kleinsteiber
(8 in. x 8 in. | Acrylic on Board | ID#3710)

Family: ALCEDINIDAE | Conservation Status: Critically Endangered | Population Trend: decreasing
 

Artist Statement

The Sangihe Dwarf-kingfisher has only recently become a species separate from the near threatened Sulawesi Dwarf-kingfisher. It is a critically endangered tiny forest kingfisher with bright coloring that lives on the island of Sangihe in Indonesia. It has not been seen since 1997.
 

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