Brown-hooded Kingfisher
Halcyon albiventris
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The brown-hooded kingfisher is a dry-forest bird that feeds on small vertebrates. The male has a black back; the female and immature, brown. The top photo was taken in Dar es Salaam (11-12), courtesy of Anne Outwater; the 2nd row photo (Selous, 11-08) is courtesy of John Creedy. The right 3rd row photo was taken in Mangula (6-18); the lower, in Olasiti (7-07). The right 6th row photo (Arusha NP, 2-11) is courtesy of Colin Beale. The other photos were also taken in Arusha NP. Click the photo above to see 11 enlargements including juveniles.
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-19 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Jan van den Hombergh, Colin Beale, Anne Outwater, John Creedy

Last Update this page: 2-17-19