Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Description

Size: small. Plumage: blue upper and rufous under parts; tail short. Other characters: bill laterally flattened, black; feed on small fish and aquatic insects.
  • Fry, C.H., S. Keith & E.K. Urban (1988). The Birds of Africa, Volume III. Academic Press, London.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:75
Specimens with Sequences:52
Specimens with Barcodes:52
Species:10
Species With Barcodes:7
Public Records:38
Public Species:6
Public BINs:5
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Wikipedia

Alcedo

For the volcano, see Alcedo Volcano.
For the Peruvian composer, see José Bernardo Alcedo.

Alcedo is a genus of birds in the Alcedinidae family.

It contains the following species:

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