Featured Bird Photograph: Stork-billed Kingfisher

 
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The Stork-billed Kingfisher has a large head; a long and sharp red bill; short legs and a stubby tail. They eat large amounts of fish every day - in fact, an average family of 6 may eat up to 100 fish each day. They are able to hover above the water while searching for fish.

 

Stork-billed Kingfisher, Pelargopsis capensis

 

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