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aloktewari

Himalayas - 617 : Crested Kingfisher -World's largest Kingfisher- Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari (Megaceryle lugubris)

Perched on a boulder
in the fast flowing
Himalayan river Shipra ...
Here's a closeup
of the male of this
mega-sized
Kingfisher ... with
genus name
Megaceryle ...

The rufous on the
throat/ breast
is the give away
in largely similar
male and female ...
_________

Kainch Ashram
Uttarakhand Himalayas
India
22 April 2013
Habitat
Fast Flowing Himalayan River
Location
District Nainital, Uttarakhand Himalayas, India
Date taken
22.04.2013
Scientific name
Megaceryle lugubris
great video, Alok, lovely with the wind through its feathers, top class, many tfs!!
 
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You sure have gotten some great images of this Kingfisher and a superb video guys!
 

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