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Pied Kingfisher

Ceryle rudis

Description:

‘Pied Kingfisher’ feeds mainly on fish, although it will take crustaceans and large aquatic insects such as dragonfly larvae. It usually hunts by hovering over the water to detect prey and diving vertically down bill-first to capture fish.

Habitat:

River

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Deepti S
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Deepti S

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Feb 8, 2015
Submitted on Apr 4, 2015

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