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A Few Kingfishers

1 month ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

In a way, kingfishers may be the poor man`s pittas - almost as colorful and exciting, but much easier to observe. Here are some that I have seen in the past few years.
African Pygmy Kingfisher
Belted Kingfisher
Black-capped Kingfisher
Brown-hooded Kingfisher
Collared Kingfisher
Common Kingfisher (Mumbai, India, Feb 2019 and Nanhui, China, Apr 2020)
Crested Kingfisher
Malachite Kingfisher (Cape Town and Pafuri, South Africa, Nov 2018)
Pied Kingfisher (Skukuza, South Africa, Nov 2018 and Nanhui, China, Jul 2020)
Red-backed Kingfisher
Ruddy Kingfisher
Rufous-collared Kingfisher...
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