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  Stork-billed Kingfisher

 

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An adult Stork-billed Kingfisher, spotted on the branch of a fallen trunk, near a river in southern Nepal. It is a very large kingfisher, that can grow up to 41 centimeter in length.

 

It has a large red bill with a black tip, a grey head and head-sides, a buff neck and underparts, a turquoise-greenish back, and a blue tail and wings.

 

  Stork-billed Kingfisher

 

  Stork-billed Kingfisher

 

Apart from the primaries, the underside of the wings, i.e. the anterior part is buff, and the legs and feet are reddish. The See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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