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African Pygmy Kingfisher

Ispidina picta

Description:

Flew into my bedroom window and knocked himself out for a bit. Recovered quite fast though :)

1 Species ID Suggestions

Atul
Atul 10 years ago
Malachite Kingfisher
Alcedo cristata Malachite Kingfisher


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7 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 4 years ago

A very beautiful, and very colorful bird....

Tweact
Tweact 10 years ago

Lovely!

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 10 years ago

I'm glad to hear he was okay in the end :) What a gorgeous bird! His purple feathers match your nail polish haha! Atul's got the right ID, too.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

You lucky one to touch this nice bird...without captivated it..!!
Nice to hear your story..

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 10 years ago

Beautiful creature, though I bet it had a headache afterwards!

The MnMs
The MnMs 10 years ago

Nice! although poor kingfisher

Wild Things
Wild Things 10 years ago

Lovely pic.

tiyathepenguin
Spotted by
tiyathepenguin

Central, Kampala, Uganda

Spotted on Aug 10, 2010
Submitted on Jul 25, 2011

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