Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Brown‑winged Kingfisher Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Pelargopsis amauroptera
Family : Alcedinidae
Order : Coraciiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Mangrove forest
Description : Brown-winged Kingfisher is a deep brown water bird with a huge red bill.It has a brownish-orange head and neck,red bill,brown iris,red legs and feet are present.Both sexes look alike and the juvenile has a more orange body.
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:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:D.Farrow(www.xeno-canto.org/D.Farrow), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.