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Kingfisher
Alcedo azurea - Julatten
Azure Kingfisher
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Clade: Afroaves
Clade: Picocoraciae
Clade: Picodynastornithes
Order: Coraciiformes
Suborder: Halcyoni
Forbes, 1884
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File:Kingfisher range.png
Global distribution of the kingfishers.

Kingfishers and allies, suborder Halcyoni is a grouping of coraciiforms. It contains the todies, motmots and kingfishers. While todies and motmots are restricted to the New World, the kingfishers are found on every continent except Antarctica.

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