Search by Freefind    A   B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L M  N  O  P  Q   R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y   Z      Home

 Advanced Search Alphabetically Taxon - Family Map Country Lists Help-Site Map Contact

Black-capped Kingfisher

Home          Order

Black-capped Kingfisher

Follow link to a superb photo collection

Alternate name
Halcyon pileata Scientific name
Coraciiformes Order
Halcyonidae Family   
28 cm Length
Rocky shoreline, mangroves, estuaries, rivers, streams, lakes, pools, moist forest, plantations, parks and gardens, below 1,525m in:- Bangladesh, Island of Borneo, Brunei, Cambodia, China, [India:- Andaman & Nicobar] [Indonesia:- Java, Mentawai Archipelago, Riau Islands, Sulawesi, Sumatra] Japan, North Korea, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tibet & Vietnam. Habitat-Altitude-Range
4-5 round white eggs Clutch
Fish, crustaceans and large insects. Food
1100 World Number

Least Concern


Ian Fulton all rights reserved


Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

Video Added  October 28, 2006 From  kclama


Arkive for photos, picture gallery, sound recordings, video and bird data, checklists etc. Field guide images of over 9,000 species. Checklists covering all bird species and most of the worlds countries.

2008 Worldbirds all rights reserved   Copy-right belongs to individual photographers

Sound recordings by XENO-CANTO are covered by creative commons Copy-right (CC)


01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300



Maps from Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites


01/01/2009 151,000

01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000


Credits Some of the maps, data, are from               Data from Avibase