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Blue-banded Kingfisher Alcedo euryzona peninsulae   - Male
Blue-banded Kingfisher
Photographer : © Yeap Soon Pin
Location :Taman Rimba Ampang, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date : 2 February 2006
English synonyms:Broad-zoned Kingfisher, Javan Blue-banded Kingfisher (euryzona), Malayan Blue-banded Kingfisher (peninsulae)
Bird Family :Alcedinidae - Smaller Kingfishers
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :This BB King male was first spotted across the the river at Taman Rimba Ampang. I had taken some shots when it did the unexpected: it flew across the river and perched right in front of me! - YSP
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