Green-and-rufous Kingfisher

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Green-and-rufous Kingfisher

The Green-and-rufous Kingfisher (Chloroceryle inda) is found from southeast Nicaragua to west Ecuador, central Bolivia, and central Brazil. It resides in forest swamps, or small forests streams. Its size is of 21 cm (8 inches) in height and 60 g in weight.

Adults are above dark metallic green, with whitish to rufous spots on wings and tail. Throat rich buff, bill back, and feet grayish. Juveniles have a green breast-band spotted with rufous. This animal lives alone, and eats small fishes and aquatic insects.

Common Name: Green-and-rufous Kingfisher
Scientific Name: Chloroceryle inda
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