Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Black‑capped Kingfisher Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Halcyon pileata
Family : Alcedinidae
Order : Coraciiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Coast
Description : The adult of Black-capped Kingfisher has purple-blue wings and back,black head and shoulders,white neck collar and throat and rufous underparts.The large bill and legs are bright red.Sexes are similar but juveniles are a duller version of the adult.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source:www.en.wikipedia.org, 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:Werzik(www.xeno-canto.org/Werzik), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.