Pied kingfishers (Ceryle rudis) occur in sub-saharan African, the Middle East, the Asia mainland, and southern China. They are common in sub-saharan Africa, along the Nile, and east Egypt. In Pakistan, they are widely distributed across Punjab and the Sind plains. They are rare in Cyprus, Greece, and Poland.
Biogeographic Regions: palearctic (Native ); oriental (Native ); ethiopian (Native )Rights Holder
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: Sirajuddin, S. 2006. "Ceryle rudis" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 27, 2013 at Citation Link