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White-breasted Kingfisher

Halcyon smyrnensis

Notes:

The duo flew in and sat on the tree across the pond behind my in-laws' apartment. In fact my father-in-law spotted them



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10 Comments

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 6 years ago

Wow, you have a great photo series!

Rj
Rj 6 years ago

thanks a lot for the encouragements :)

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 6 years ago

Fantastic to get so many great shots of these two!

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 6 years ago

What a beautiful Kingfisher

ceherzog
ceherzog 6 years ago

What a showy Kingfisher! Welcome to PN!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

Lovely spotting! I love the White-breasted Kingfisher and it would be awesome to see one someday! Welcome to Project Noah!

Beauty !

They are beautiful! Fantastic colors!

Hema
Hema 6 years ago

Beautiful first spot Rj,! Welcome to Project Noah!

Rj
Spotted by
Rj

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Lat: 22.53, Long: 88.39

Spotted on Feb 25, 2013
Submitted on Feb 28, 2013

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