Rufous-backed Kingfishers

Rufous-backed Kingfishers (Ceyx rufidorsa)

The Rufous-backed Kingfishers (Ceyx rufidorsa) are solitary River Kingfishers found in Brunei, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand in tropical lowland forests near lakeshores and streamsides.

Rufous-backed Kingfishers Resting
Rufous-backed Kingfishers Resting

This kingfisher typically hunts from a low perch over water by diving for insects and frogs.


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