Halcyon (Paralcyon) melanops
Hitherto considered conspecific with L. pulchella, but males differ on account of black vs chestnut-rufous submoustachial area, ear-coverts and neck sides, with mostly black vs chestnut-rufous forecrown (3); more black-mottled royal-blue crown, less clear-cut at front and rear; feather bases uniformly black vs grey with subterminal black and white spots (2); shorter tail (effect size 2.75; score 2). Monotypic.
Bangka I (off SE Sumatra) and Borneo.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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