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White-throated Kingfisher

(c) Photo by Forest Ang

Common Name : White-throated Kingfisher
Scientific Name : Halcyon smyrnensis
Size : 28 cm
Found : Bukit Mertajam, Penang

Formerlly known as White-breasted Kingfisher. A common kingfisher found in rural area, estates and orchards. It builts nest on slope. I have seen a nest by the main road on the bank of a drain!


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