Scientific Name: Todiramphus sanctus
Population Estimate: 60M
Range / Habitat: Year-round preferring forested areas near water in Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand, New Guinea, and several Pacific Islands.
Field Notes: Usually send individually, perched on power line or tree near water. The only Kingfisher in New Zealand, so unmistakable: large bill, blue head and wings, white underparts, thick black band through eye.
Personal Notes: Known just as Kingfisher in New Zealand. Maori name Kotare.