Guam Micronesian Kingfisher
Todirhamphus cinnamomina cinnamomina
- Todirhamphus cinnamominus-guam Micronesian Kingfisher.
a subspecies of the Micronesian Kingfisher.
- The biggest of all types of MIcronesian Kingfishers.
- Color of back is blue, color of front is tan.
- Has loud, raspy calls
- Both parents care for the young kingfisher
- On the island of guam
- Forest-dwelling bird
- Have nests in tree cavities
- Large insects
- Invasive brown tree snakes
- Extinct in the wild due to the introduction of invasive brown tree snakes
- Currently held in breeding zoos
- planned release back to Guam once the species' population is high enough
Highly endangered Micronesian kingfisher at Saint Louis Zoo