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Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata   - Adult
Black-capped Kingfisher
Photographer : © Pathmanath Samaraweera
Location :Wadduwa, in an estuary 30km south of Colombo, on the west coast of Sri Lanka
Date : 16 February 2007
English synonyms:Black-capped Purple Kingfisher
Bird Family :Halcyonidae - Larger Kingfishers
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This bird visited the same site for a number of consecutive years. - PS