Scaly-breasted Kingfisher

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Scientific classification

Order

Coraciiformes

Family

Alcedinidae

Subfamily

Actenoides

Species

princeps

Appearance

* Medium sized bird with dark brown upperparts and pale whitish underparts
* Dark blue head with light brown stripes above and below the eyes and a light brown collar
* Size: about 24 cm

Habitat

Forest areas close to water

Countries

Asia

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