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Brown kingfisher This brown kingfisher was caught on the Bentota river in south-west Sri Lanka Asia,Bentota,Geotagged,Halcyon smyrnensis,Kingfisher,Sri Lanka,Summer,White-throated kingfisher Click/tap to enlarge

Brown kingfisher

This brown kingfisher was caught on the Bentota river in south-west Sri Lanka

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The White-throated Kingfisher also known as the White-breasted Kingfisher or Smyrna Kingfisher, is a tree kingfisher, widely distributed in Eurasia from Bulgaria, Turkey, West Asia east through the Indian Subcontinent to the Philippines. This kingfisher is a resident over much of its range, although some populations may make short distance movements. It can often be found well away from water where it feeds on a wide range of prey that includes small reptiles, amphibians, crabs, small rodents and.. more

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Uploaded Feb 1, 2015. Captured Jul 18, 2013 10:57 in Bodhimaluw Arachchimulla Road, Sri Lanka.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/640s
  • ISO400
  • 271mm