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) and the left 4th row photo Mtamba-Morogoro are courtesy of Martin Grimm. The left 2nd row, the right 3rd row and right 4th row photos (Amani) are courtesy Per Holmen. The left lower photo was taken in the Amani NR, courtesy of Paul Oliver; the right lower, also at Amani.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-22 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Paul Oliver, Martin Grimm, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 11-01-22