White-throated Kingfisher catches spider

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Jason Cho a.k.a. jcho documented a White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) catching a spider in May 2009.

This post is just to add on to the variety of foods this kingfishers take that include lizards and birds (see Related Posts below).

This post is a cooperative effort between NaturePixels.org and BESG to bring the study of bird behaviour through photography to a wider audience.

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  1. […] Fortunately there’s no sign of peach leaf curl, so hopefully the canopy is keeping the tree dry. …Bird Ecology Study Group White-throated Kingfisher catches …Jason Cho a.k.a. jcho documented a White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) catching a spider […]

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  2. […] spiders: Zitting Cisticola (Cisticola juncidis); Velvet-fronted Nuthatch (Sitta frontalis); and White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon […]

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