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Stork-billed Kingfisher Halcyon capensis malaccensis   - Adult in flight from below
Stork-billed Kingfisher
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Ex-mining pools, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 23 November 2014
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Bird Family :Halcyonidae - Larger kingfishers
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This bird was using the high tension wires as a perch to fish in the pond below. Flying back up after a wet plunge in for prey. - Amar
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