Pied Kingfisher

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Pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis), is a fairly large water kingfisher of the family Alcedinidae that is widely distributed across sub Saharan Africa and Southern Asia and more sparingly across Southern Turkey, The Levant, Syria, Iraq and into SW Iran. It is largely resident with only short seasonal movements.

Order……….. Coraciiformes
Family……… Alcedinidae
Subfamily…..Cerylinae
Genus……… Ceryle

Species…Ceryle rudis
Pied Kingfisher – oiseaux-birds.com – Species Card
Pied Kingfisher – ebird.org – Species Sheet -ebird.org
Pied Kingfisher – wikipedia.org – Species Sheet
Pied Kingfisher – beautyofbirds.com – Species Sheet
Pied Kingfisher – xeno-canto.org – Range maps and sounds
Pied Kingfisher – ebird.org – Sightings Map

Additional Material…
Pied Kingfisher – birdlife.org – Species factsheet
Pied Kingfisher – google.ae – Images
Pied Kingfisher – BBCWildlife – video

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