Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher casts a pellet

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K'fisherOD-pellet [TonyChua]

Tony Chua’s documented an Black-backed Kingfisher (Ceyx erithaca) also known as Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher casting a pellet at Hindhede Nature Park on 18th November 2016…

K'fisherOD-pellet [TonyChua]

…adds on to BESG’s earlier two posts HERE and HERE.

This list below of kingfishers casting pellets since 2006 is an update of the earlier list posted on this website:

1. Blue-eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting) LINK.

2. Collared Kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris) LINK.

3. Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) LINK 1, LINK 2 and LINK 3.

4. Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher (Ceyx erithaca) LINK 1 and LINK 2.

5. Ruddy Kingfisher (Halcyon coromanda) LINK 1 and LINK 2.

6. Stork-billed Kingfisher (Pelargopsis capensis) LINK.

7. Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) LINK.

A PDF copy of a paper on pellet casting by non-raptorial birds documented from this region can be downloaded HERE.

Tony Chua
19th November 2016

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