stork-billed kingfisher bird

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stork-billed kingfisher bird

Stork-billed Kingfisher Bird (Pelargopsis capensis, formerly Halcyon capensis).­

Spotted on the Kinabatangan River near Sukau (Borneo)

The small bird looked frozen with its eyes opened, probably startled by the floodlight.­ We were able to approach a few feet from it, silently, with a boat.­

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kinabatangan river
kingfisher
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pelargopsis capensis
sukau
wild bird
August 13, 2011
Kinabatangan, Malaysia
Borneo 464 photos

Photos taken in the Malaysian states of Borneo island (Sarawak and Sabah).­