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Pied Kingfisher

Ceryle rudis

Description:

Medium sized black and white kingfisher, size of a Blackbird.

Habitat:

Observed regularly on its killing spots on two ponds in urban area of Cox's Bazar.

Notes:

Was particularly surprised when cropping the lead photo and discovering the second kingfisher (lower right corner) in it. When shooting, I actually did not see it...

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3 Comments

Tukup
Tukup a week ago

What an interesting bird. The bill seems even longer than most kingfishers. Thanks for sharing Zlatan.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic a week ago

Thank you Sukanya for your kind words. And, yes, it was a pleasure to discover this part of the world...

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta a week ago

Two Kingfishers in one shot!...Isn't it wonderful that sometimes the camera sees more than the eye does...Recently I got a similar surprise when shooting a cormorant I also got another bird that I have to ID! Your Bangladesh birds are delightful...many of these visit me at home and it is like meeting old friends. Thank you, Zlatan.

চট্টগ্রাম বিভাগ, Bangladesh

Lat: 21.44, Long: 92.00

Spotted on Mar 13, 2019
Submitted on Mar 13, 2019

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