Black-capped Kingfisher

photo by JJ Harrison

Scientific classification

Order

Coraciiformes

Family

Alcedinidae

Subfamily

Halcyon

Species

pileata

Appearance

* Pretty large bird with dark blue upperparts and rufous underparts
* Black cap, large red bill and whitish upper breast
* Size: about 30 cm

Habitat

Open forest areas, close to water

Countries

Asia

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