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Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher/Three-toed Kingfisher

Ceyx erithaca

Description:

small, red and yellow kingfisher, averaging 13 cm (5.1 in) in length, yellow underparts with glowing bluish-black upperparts. This is a widespread resident of lowland forest, endemic across much of the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

Habitat:

This sleepy beauty was captured late evening in my home garden

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32 Comments (1–25)

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 5 years ago

Thanks marirs.....

marirs
marirs 6 years ago

Awesome!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

Thanks a lot Brett ....

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

Thank you Tania18

Tania18
Tania18 6 years ago

What a cute bird is this ...

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

Thanks Dilan.....

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 6 years ago

Excellent Bhagya!!Congrats!I don't know that your has been selected as SOTD yesterday!!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

Thanks a lot ScottHarte....

ScottHarte
ScottHarte 6 years ago

nice shots of a beautiful bird

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

Thank you dear friends armadeus.4, Joshua Asel, MacChristiansen, Pradeep Kumar, LaurenZarate, Wild Things and Nuwan..... :) :)

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

Thanks a lot dear Karen and Project NOAH.....

Wild Things
Wild Things 6 years ago

Congratulations Bhagya!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Congratulations Bhagya, beautiful bird!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 6 years ago

Congratulations Bhagya :)

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 6 years ago

Congrats! Bhagya for the SOTD..

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 6 years ago

Congratulations on SOTD Bhagya

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 6 years ago

Very nice, congrats :)

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 6 years ago

Congratulations on SOTD Bhagya. Well deserved :)

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Congrats Bhagya, your dazzling jewel-colored kingfisher is our Spotting of the Day! The oriental dwarf kingfisher is endemic across much of the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia.

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Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

Thanks duttagupta35504 my birdy dream for a long time too .... finally came true... you will also succeed one day ..... =D

duttagupta35504
duttagupta35504 6 years ago

Oh wow! Lucky you-- I've been wanting to see this one for ages!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

Thank you Adi......

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 6 years ago

Such a cute birdie Bhagi :) Elegant, excellent...:)

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

Thanks a lot sunnyjosef and armadeus.4 ....

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 6 years ago

What a gorgeous little bird! Great spotting Bhagya :D

Bhagya Herath
Spotted by
Bhagya Herath

Kandy, මධ්‍යම පළාත, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Aug 1, 2014
Submitted on Aug 2, 2014

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