“On the morning of 28th October 2017, a pair of Collared Kingfishers (Todiramphus chloris) was perched high up on a sturdy branch (above).
“The one on the left then began to preen itself systematically (images 2, 3, 4).
“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
4th December 2017