Friday, June 19, 2015

Common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis taprobana)

Engish: Common kingfisher
Binomial: Alcedo atthis taprobana
Sinhala: මල් පිළිහුඩුවා[Mal pilihuduwa]

Common kingfisher is a bird found in lowlands and hills of Sri Lanka. It can be seen close to water. They mainly feed on aquatic animals. Above photographs were taken at Yala national park.

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