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Brown-hooded Kingfisher

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Alternate name
Halcyon albiventris Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Halcyonidae Family   
22-24 cm Length
Forest mainly dry, plantations, gardens, dry grassland, savanna and shrubland, often near rivers, streams, creeks, in:- Angola, Botswana, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Habitat-Altitude-Range
3(4-5)6 White eggs, incubation 14 days, care by both sexes. Clutch
Invertebrates, snakes, lizards, chameleons, crabs, small mammals & birds. Food
1106 World Number

Least Concern


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