Species Details

@Jahir Mahmud Sohag,Bangladesh;

Stork-billed Kingfisher Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Pelargopsis capensis
Family : Alcedinidae
Order : Coraciiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Wetlands
Description : Stork-billed Kingfisher is a beautiful water bird with blue wings along with a massive red bill.It has light-brown cap,orange-buff collar,blood-red dagger-like bill,deep brown iris and coral-red feet.Both sexes look alike and the juveniles has a barred breast.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;Photo credit and copyright:Jahir Mahmud Sohag,Bangladesh;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Sreekumar Chirukandoth(www.xeno-canto.org/Sreekumar Chirukandoth), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.