The Indigo-banded Kingfisher (Alcedo cyanopectus) is a River Kingfisher that is endemic to the Philippines, where it is a generally uncommon but locally common resident of the northern and central islands. There are two subspecies, the nominate race, which occurs on Luzon, Polillo, Mindoro, Sibuyan and Ticao, and A. c. nigriostris, which is found in Panay, Negros and Cebu. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.
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