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Rufous-Backed Kingfisher

Ceyx rufidorsa motleyi

Description:

Also called Oriental Dwarf kingfisher. Very small, 14 cm.

Habitat:

Sepilok, Sabah. Rainforest Discovery Ctr. Occasional sightings of kingfishers in small riverstreams throughout this forest.

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7 Comments

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

You are welcome Leanne, my pleasure to show the beauties I saw in Borneo :-)

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 6 years ago

Wow! Such vibrant colours. What a beautiful little bird & such a treat to see. Thank you Marta.

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Thanks for the nice comments. We were lucky that this kingfisher stopped for a few seconds in that branch. It is true they are really fast and is difficult to make pics of them :-)

Spectacular !

Hema
Hema 6 years ago

Marta! Simply Wow ,Wow , Wow! i probably sound like a dog now. Truly awesome,

triggsturner
triggsturner 6 years ago

Beautiful series Marta. These guys can be quite tricky, you did well to get that close. Thanks for sharing.

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 6 years ago

Wow! What a beautiful little kingfisher ....

The MnMs
Spotted by
The MnMs

Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Sep 22, 2015
Submitted on Nov 22, 2015

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