Half-collared Kingfisher
Alcedo semitorquata
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The half-collared kingfisher is seen along streams and waterways mainly in southern and coastal Tanzania. The white patch on the postero-lateral neck and blue lateral breast patch are defining. The upper three photos (Mwalalo creek near Matema, 6-21-14) and the left. 4th row photo (Mtamba near Morogoro, 10-16) are courtesy of Martin Grimm. The 3rd row and right 4th row photos (Amani, 11-19) are courtesy Per Holmen. The left lower photo was taken in the Amani NR (5-14), courtesy of Paul Oliver; the right lower, also at Amani (1-09).

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Paul Oliver, Martin Grimm, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 3-23-20