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Ultramarine Kingfisher (Todiramphus leucopygius)
This is an Ultramarine Kingfisher, probably female, near "Hell's Point" (site of several WW2 battles) near the city of Honiara on Guadalcanal. It's not a great quality photograph but I don't believe one has been posted on Birdforum yet, so I thought I'd post it.
Habitat
This one was observed perched in jungle/forest tree-tops near a clearing.
Location
Photographed on Guadalcanal Island near Honiara in the Solomon Islands.
Date taken
26 July 2012 - I'm finally getting around to go through some old work pictures from trips to the South Pacific.
Scientific name
Todiramphus leucopygius
Equipment used
An unrecalled point and shoot digital camera.
Opus Editor
Today, 18 January 2023, your excellent image became the First Image to be added to the Opus article for the Ultramarine Kingfisher.

Your willingness to share your work is appreciated very much.

Barney
 

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Category
Asia, Australia & Pacific Islands
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Joe H
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Filename
Ultramarine Kingfisher.JPG
File size
613 KB
Date taken
Thu, 26 July 2012 2:47 PM
Dimensions
1590px x 1335px

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