Brown-hooded kingfisher

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Brown-hooded kingfisher
Male Brown-hooded Kingfisher, Halcyon albiventris caught a wasp, Tzaneen area, Limpopo, South Africa (14710550180).jpg
Calls recorded in northern South Africa
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Alcedinidae
Subfamily: Halcyoninae
Genus: Halcyon
Species: H. albiventris
Binomial name
Halcyon albiventris
Scopoli, 1786

The brown-hooded kingfisher (Halcyon albiventris) is a species of bird in the subfamily Halcyoninae.

Range[edit]

It is found in Angola, Botswana, Republic of the Congo, DRC, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Nesting and roosting[edit]

They nest in burrows and also spend nights inside the nest.

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