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Size about 25cm long blue wings, white body and dark head.
Spotted at Nusa Dua, Bali - Indonesia, coastal area. It has a wide range extending from the Red Sea across southern Asia to Polynesia.
The collared kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris) is a medium-sized kingfisher belonging to the subfamily Halcyoninae, the tree kingfishers, It is also known as the white-collared kingfisher or mangrove kingfisher. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Coraciiformes Family: Alcedinidae Subfamily: Halcyoninae Genus: Todiramphus Species: T. chloris