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Size: 14 cm
Location: Ulu Langat/Panti Forest Reserve (Kuala Lumpur/Johor-Malaysia)
Distinguished from Black-Backed Kingfisher by its paler wings; also note lack of black spot behind ear. Sometimes it included in Black-Backed Kingfisher as hybridization does occurs.
Whistling chi-chip call.
Strictly a forest bird, only occurring within primary and mature secondary rainforest in the lowlands. Shy; perches low. Itís usually seen flying low across the forest trail, like a tiny orange projectile, often near a small stream. The nest is built in a cavity in low earth embarkments.
A scarce resident in South Thailand, Malaysia and Brunei but extinct in Singapore.
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