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…
…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.
19th November 2016
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