Brown Winged Kingfisher

Pelargopsis amauroptera

The brown-winged kingfisher is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.

In India, it has been mainly reported from the Sundarbans region but records from further south near Chilka exist.
Status: Near threatened
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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassAves
OrderCoraciiformes
FamilyAlcedinidae
GenusPelargopsis
SpeciesP. amauroptera
Photographed in
Bangladesh
India