Brown-hooded Kingfisher Halcyon albiventris

Brown-hooded Kingfisher
Brown-hooded Kingfisher
The Brown-hooded Kingfisher is native to subSaharan Africa. In addition to small fish, it eats small reptiles, scorpions, and even small mammals and small birds.
Brown-hooded Kingfisher
Brown-hooded Kingfisher
Brown-hooded Kingfisher
It is found in a range of habitats including urban gardens. The male plumage is brighter and more blue while the female has browner upperparts and streakier underparts. Juvenile plumage is duller.