- Other Names: Ruddy kingfisher, Halcyon coromanda bangsi
- Japanese: 琉球赤翡翠 (Ryûkyû shôbin)
The Ryûkyû akashôbin, sometimes called the ruddy kingfisher in English, is a distinctive bird native to the Ryukyu Islands. It can be found on islands throughout the archipelago, including the Amami Islands, Tokara Islands, Okinawa Islands, Miyako Islands, Yaeyama Islands, and the Daitô Islands.
- Gallery labels, "Hokorasha Amami" ほこらしゃ奄美 special exhibition, Reimeikan Museum, Kagoshima. Nov 2021.
- Gallery labels, The Higashi Museum 山と水生活博物館, Higashi village, Okinawa Island.