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Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis leucomelanurus   - Hovering
Pied Kingfisher
Photographer : © Vivek Tiwari
Location :Garjia, Uttarakhand, India
Date : 19 February 2012
English synonyms:Lesser Pied Kingfisher, Indian Pied Kingfisher, Small Pied Kingfisher
Bird Family :Cerylidae - Pied Kingfishers
Bird Group :CORACIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This is a composite of a Pied Kingfisher that was hovering above a pool in the rocky bed of the Kosi River as we searched for Ibisbill. - VT