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White-throated kingfisher

Halcyon smyrnensis


A.k.a. White-breasted kingfisher


With change of the surroundings animals and birds try to adapt to the existing situation. This king fisher sits low on to the shaking cable - due to wind - running across the river.

1 Species ID Suggestions

White-breasted Kingfisher (or White-throated)
Halcyon smyrnensis White-throated kingfisher - Wikipedia

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Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 7 months ago

Hi DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
In order to assure the accurate information on PN, I took a liberty to curate your spotting, and add the ID and some references.
Hope you don't mind my intervention.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 2 years ago

Thanks robert emond, mapplemoth662 and Machi for making it favourite.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 2 years ago

Thanks Zlatan for the ID and ref.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 2 years ago

The suggest button is still off...
This beauty looks like White breasted kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis)

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Sikkim, India

Spotted on Mar 18, 2017
Submitted on Dec 27, 2017

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