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307609764_dfd7a2f19e.jpg?v=0 (148724 bytes) Alternate name
Halcyon senegaloides Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Halcyonidae Family   
23-24cm Length
Breeds by woodland streams. Mangrove swamps, pools, urban parks, in:- Kenya, Mozambique, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia & Zanzibar. Habitat-Altitude-Range
3 white eggs, care by both parents. Dec-Jan. Clutch
Insects, reptiles, crabs & (fish rarely). Food
Singly or in pairs. Habits
1104 World Number

Least concern


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