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Sacred Kingfisher

Todiramphus sanctus

Description:

Small kingfisher with azure wings and tailfeathers.

Habitat:

Found in Australia, newZealand, Indonesia and nearby pacific islands. This individual was found in a rural property on the South Coast of NSW

Notes:

A rescued bird, this phot was taken while it was recovering. The Kingfisher was successfully released a few days later.

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5 Comments

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 9 years ago

I agree with ashish...spectacular colors and all

SatyamShinde
SatyamShinde 9 years ago

thats the angry man

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Very spectacular and adorable bird..!!

lori.tas
lori.tas 9 years ago

Obviously, I meant Excellent!

lori.tas
lori.tas 9 years ago

Exellent!

Steve A
Spotted by
Steve A

Nowra, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Jan 18, 2010
Submitted on Jul 6, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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