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Blue-eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting)

Blue-eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting) - R/RB - CF, PU, SB
-is found in South and South-east Asia. This is a small kingfisher almost identical to the Common Kingfisher, Alcedo atthis. The Blue-eared Kingfisher is distinguished from the Common Kingfisher by blue ear coverts, darker and more intense cobalt-blue upperparts with richer rufous under parts.
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sighted - Panti forest 05-o6/08; LPR 04/09; NSS; PU 06/09;
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Nesting - MARCH/JUN. Nest by made a hole on the stream wall. Incubation took a month and the chicks fledged on 3 to 4wks.
BEKF nesting JUN'09
BEKF nesting JUN'09
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PS2-tune the bill
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Blue-eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting)
Blue-eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting)
Blue eared Kingfisher , Immature Male
Blue eared Kingfisher , Immature Male