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Crested Kingfisher Megaceryle lugubris continentalis   - Male in flight
Crested Kingfisher
Photographer : © Subharanjan Sen
Location :Maldevta, outside Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Date : 18 February 2012
English synonyms:Pied Kingfisher, Greater Pied Kingfisher, Great Pied Kingfisher, Himalayan Pied Kingfisher, Large Pied Kingfisher
Bird Family :Cerylidae - Pied Kingfishers
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :There were two individuals but the two photographs are almost certainly of the same individual. I cropped out the rock from the flight shot. - SS