Blue-eared Kingfisher – immature female

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K'fisherBlEr-imm f [AmarSingh]

“Note the white tip to the bill and rufous behind the eye (not ‘blue-eared’) that support the immature status of the Blue-eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting meninting).

K'fisherBlEr-imm f [AmarSingh]

“The coral-red, especially to the lower aspect of the mandible supports it being female.

“An adult male was nearby as well.”

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
12th September 2016

Location: Tambun, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Rural environment with overgrowth


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