Common Kingfisher casting a pellet

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Allan Teo photographed a Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) in the act of casting a pellet after eating a freshwater prawn an hour ago (above). Having got rid of the indigestible exoskeleton that was compacted into a pellet in the gizzard, … Continued

Sub-adult Blue-eared Kingfisher

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“The Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve has many fast streams that are occupied by both the Chestnut-naped Forktail (Enicurus ruficapillus) and White-crowned Forktail (E. leschenaultia). There are some slower side streams where the Blue-eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting) live. “The problem is, at … Continued