CORACIIFORMES: Halcyonidae

Todiramphus sanctus  

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)
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© Geoff Walker 2011
Point Cartwright, QLD (Jan, 2011)

This bird allowed a very close approach. The feather colours shimmering in the sunlight was magic.

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher with food

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Sacred Kingfisher