Chocolate-backed Kingfisher

photo by Walter Jetz

Scientific classification

Order

Coraciiformes

Family

Alcedinidae

Subfamily

Halcyon

Species

badia

Appearance

* pretty small bird with generally dark brown upperparts and white underparts
* Large red bill, short blue tail and light blue stripe on the wings
* Size: about 21 cm

Habitat

Forest areas

Countries

Africa

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