“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).
“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