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03-AUG-2003 Copyright 2005 Robert

White-breasted Kingfisher

Jurong Birdpark, Singapore

Scientific name: Halcyon smyrnensis (Linnaeus, 1758).

The White-breasted Kingfisher is almost double the size of the Common Kingfisher. The distinctive shape, massive red bill, white front, claret head and blue wings all make it an unmistakeable bird.

Books: Kingfishers, Bee-Eaters, & Rollers: A Handbook.

Canon EOS 10D ,Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
1/30s f/7.1 at 125.0mm, iso200 with flash
full exif


other sizes: small medium original auto
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Ashley Hockenberry09-Nov-2009 16:31
Nice work!