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Blue-black Kingfisher
When I was opening my picture files, I found this photograph of Blue-black Kingfisher which I took last year in March 2023. I was guiding a couple of Dutch tourists in the lowland rainforest of Sorong. This bird could be found in the coastal mangrove forest and in deeper area of tropical rainforest of West Papua especially near the water.
For info about birding in West Papua, please, check more info at my website: https://wildlifepapua.com
wetland of lowland rainforest
Sorong regency, Papua Barat Daya, Indonesia
Date taken
19 March 2023
Scientific name
Todiramphus nigrocyaneus
Equipment used
Fujifilm HS50EXR
Staff member
Opus Editor
What a wonderful find for you Charles. This is the first image to come into the Gallery for this kingfisher, so I've now added it to the Opus article.

Many thanks for sharing it with us lad.

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