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Shining Blue Kingfisher

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Birding Southern Queensland

 

Alternate name
Alcedo quadribrachys Scientific name
Coraciiformes Order
Alcedinidae Family   
17cm Length
Moist forest, mangrove, savanna, near water, streams, pools, lakes, brackish and fresh water, below 1,800 m in: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, C?/font>te d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, and Zambia Habitat-Altitude-Range
4-6 White eggs laid in a nest in a tunnel. Clutch  
Fish & crabs. Food   Diet
    Habits
1065 World Number

Least Concern

Status
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