Half-collared kingfisher

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Half-collared kingfisher
Half-collared Kingfisher.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Alcedinidae
Genus: Alcedo
Species: A. semitorquata
Binomial name
Alcedo semitorquata
Swainson, 1823
Subspecies
  • A. semitorquata semitorquata
  • A. semitorquata heuglini
  • A. semitorquata tephria

The half-collared kingfisher (Alcedo semitorquata) is a species of kingfisher that feeds almost exclusively on fish and can be found near water at all times. It can be found on shores and around larger bodies of water in southern and eastern Africa.[1]

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