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African Pygmy Kingfisher

Ispidina picta


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

1 Species ID Suggestions

Atul 10 years ago
Malachite Kingfisher
Alcedo cristata Malachite Kingfisher

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maplemoth662 4 years ago

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

Tweact 10 years ago


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 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.

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Central, Kampala, Uganda

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

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