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wpe13DA.jpg (25066 bytes)   Alternate name
Halcyon chelicuti Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Halcyonidae Family   
17-19cm Length
Dry forest, grassland , savanna, shrubland & agricultural land, below 2,300 m, in:- Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo,Democratic Rep. of Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar & Zimbabwe Habitat-Altitude-Range
2-6 White eggs, care by both parents. Clutch
Insects, small lizards. Food
1107 World Number

Least Concern


view photos Photo by LPJC  February 19, 2007 all rights reserved

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Striped Kingfisher; Gestreepte IJsvogel; Halcyon chelicuti by jwsteffelaar.

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