COLLARED KINGFISHER PREENING

Collared Kingfisher
Collared Kingfisher

“On the morning of 28th October 2017, a pair of Collared Kingfishers (Todiramphus chloris) was perched high up on a sturdy branch (above).

Collared Kingfisher
Collared Kingfisher

“The one on the left then began to preen itself systematically (images 2, 3, 4).

Collared Kingfisher
Collared Kingfisher
Collared Kingfisher
Collared Kingfisher

“Video footage of this kingfisher’s preening session may be previewed here:

“Although this is one of Singapore’s most common kingfisher species, its preening behaviour is not always easily observable.”

Dr. Leong Tzi Ming
Singapore
4th December 2017

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