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Hook-billed Kingfisher

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The Hook-billed Kingfisher is common but most active only for a short time at dawn and dusk thus making it difficult to see as it prefers not to leave thick cover (Nik Borrow)

Alternate name
Melidora macrorrhina Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Halcyonidae Family   
Length
Tropical moist forest below 700m, in:- [Indonesia:- New Guinea, Waigeo] Island of New Guinea, [Melanesia:- Biak, Papua New Guinea:- Misool, Iriana Jaya,] Habitat-Altitude-Range
Clutch  
Insects, lizards. Food 
Habits
1131 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Photo by Nik Borrow all rights reserved (Birdquest)

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Hook-billed Kingfisher song
(Melidora macrorrhina macrorrhina)
Nick Athanas XC18707
15-06-2007, Papua New Guinea

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