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Banded Kingfisher

Lacedo pulchella

Description:

A large kingfisher that is more of a forest bird. Unlike most kingfishers, it does not need pools or streams in its territory. The short crest is raised and lowered as it breaths.

Habitat:

Found in tropical lowland forests of Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos. Sumatra, Java and Brunei. It is extinct in Singapore. They are normally found below 1100m altitude.

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Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 7 years ago

Lovely series DiveMUster!

DiveMUster
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DiveMUster

Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

Spotted on Feb 6, 2013
Submitted on Feb 7, 2013

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