Actenoides bougainvillei (Rothschild, 1904)

Moustached kingfisher



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Actenoides bougainvillei bougainvillei Rothschild, 1904


Conservation Status

Last record: 1938 (BirdLife International, 2012)

Rediscovered in the 1980's

IUCN RedList status: Vulnerable



Bougainville, Papua New Guinea


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Rothschild, Walter. (1904). "two very interesting new Kingfishers". Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 15(109): 5-7.

Other references:

BirdLife International. (2016). Actenoides bougainvillei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22726874A94934210. Downloaded on 12 February 2017.

Bishop, K. D. (1987). Interesting bird observations in Papua New Guinea. Muruk 2(2): 52-57.


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