Male Common Kingfisher casting a pellet

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KingfisherC-pellet [TonyChua}

Last week was the Black-Backed Kingfisher (Ceyx erithaca) also known as Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher and today it was the male Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) caught throwing out a pellet.

KingfisherC-pellet [TonyChua}

“(I shoot at continuous mode and in my observation, it seems that it swallowed back the pellet before it threw it out.).”

KingfisherC-pellet [TonyChua}

Our earlier posts of pellet casting by the Common Kingfisher can be viewed at these links: LINK 1, LINK 2 and LINK 3.

Tony Chua
Singapore
26th November 2016

This post is a cooperative effort between Birds, Insects N Creatures Of Asia and BESG to bring the study of birds and their behavior through photography and videography to a wider audience.

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