Half-collared Kingfisher
Alcedo semitorquata
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The half-collared kingfisher is seen along streams and waterways mainly in southern and coastal Tanzania. The white patch on the postero-lateral neck and blue lateral breast patch are defining. The upper three photos (Mwalalo creek near Matema) and the left 4th row photo Mtamba-Morogoro are courtesy of Martin Grimm. The left 2nd row, right 3rd, right 4th row and left bottom photos (Amani) are courtesy Per Holmen; the right lower, also at Amani.

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Martin Grimm, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 7-27-23