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White-throated kingfisher White-throated kingfisher at Bhitarkarnika-Odisha , India <br />
We found about 5 species of kingfisher at this place.. Geotagged,Halcyon smyrnensis,India,Kingfisher,White-throated kingfisher,Winter,incredible India Click/tap to enlarge

White-throated kingfisher

White-throated kingfisher at Bhitarkarnika-Odisha , India
We found about 5 species of kingfisher at this place..

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  1. Nitant, note that I re-identified this as the White-throated kingfisher. All sources that I checked consider the Brown Breasted Kingfisher to be exclusive to the Philippines, plus it's brown is a lot darker than your photo.

    PS: can you please improve your other posts: several of them are still missing a title and location, which is basic information needed for every post.
    Posted 9 months ago

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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

Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Jan 15, 2019. Captured Feb 19, 2017 08:05 in Bhitarkanika, Odisha 754248, India.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/9.0
  • 1/2500s
  • ISO1000
  • 600mm