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Spotted wood kingfisher

Actenoides lindsayi


The spotted wood kingfisher is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family. It is endemic to the Philippines.


Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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SaswatMishra 6 years ago

amazing !!

AlbertTamayo 7 years ago

My apologies for the long silence. I've been really busy these past few months and unaware that my photo was chosen. Thanks everyone for your kind comments. And thank you so much for choosing my photo as SOTD! I’m deeply honored.

Btw, I recently uploaded a video of the same kingfisher that you might want to check out. Please follow this link:

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Congrats Albert.

LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Congratulations on you SOTD Albert. It's a beauty.

Ashutosh Dudhatra
Ashutosh Dudhatra 8 years ago


AshleyT 8 years ago

Congrats Albert, this beautiful kingfisher has earned you Spotting of the Day!



LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Such a beautiful bird & lovely photos.

James McNair
James McNair 8 years ago


sunnyjosef 8 years ago

Lovely bird ...

AshleyT 8 years ago

Fantastic photos of such a pretty bird!

Hi Albert, thanks for sharing your excellent pictures with us.
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AlbertTamayo 8 years ago

Thanks for the kind words Marta =)

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Very beautiful! Thanks for sharing! :-)

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Quezon City, Philippines

Spotted on Aug 8, 2015
Submitted on Aug 15, 2015

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