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White-throated Kingfisher

Halcyon smyrnensis

Description:

This is one of the birds that can never fail to catch attention. A brilliant turquoise blue with deep chocolate-brown head, neck and under parts, a long bright red bill and white front catches immediate attention. Both the sexes are alike.

Habitat:

Seen near ponds, jheels, dense jungles etc. In fact the bird can be seen both near and away from water bodies.

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9 Comments

achmmad
achmmad 8 years ago

Beautiful Atul! I like the color of this all kingfisher, eye catching!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

Adorable!

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

Thanks :-)

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Fantastic click.

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

beautiful bird indeed!

YogeshSave
YogeshSave 8 years ago

Beautiful !!!!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

So pretty!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Wonderful shot Atul!

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

a beautiful bird... great back-drop!

Atul
Spotted by
Atul

Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Feb 28, 2012
Submitted on Feb 28, 2012

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