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Pied kingfisher

Ceryle rudis

Description:

This is a medium sized kingfisher, about 25 cm (9.8 in) long with a white with a black mask, a white supercilium and black breast bands. The crest is neat and the upperparts are barred in black. Several subspecies are recognized within the broad distribution.

Habitat:

Lake Naivasha with many floodet trees and much dead wood at the border.


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2 Comments

Benno Ibold
Benno Ibold 2 years ago

Thank you, SarahWhitt.

SarahWhitt
SarahWhitt 2 years ago

Beautiful bird, Benno Ibold!

Benno Ibold
Spotted by
Benno Ibold

Nakuru, Kenya

Lat: -0.76, Long: 36.42

Spotted on Jul 24, 2017
Submitted on Sep 27, 2017

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