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Azure Kingfisher

Alcedo azurea


This small kingfisher was fishing in the mangroves on Coolum Creek. It was right on dusk (I wish the light had been better!) and he let us get quite close in our kayak. These kingfishers nest in burrows that they dig out of soil in the riverbank.

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4561, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Nov 4, 2012
Submitted on Nov 4, 2012

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