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ALL KINGFISHERS

• African Pygmy

• Blue-breasted

• Brown-hooded

• Giant

• Grey-headed

• Half-collared

• Malachite

• Mangrove

• Pied

• Shining-blue

• Striped

• Woodland


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PICTURES OF THE KENYAN BIRDS: KINGFISHERS




African Pygmy Kingfisher


African Pygmy Kingfisher

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Kakamega in May '19


Scientific name: Ispidina p. picta

Dutch name: Afrikaanse dwergijsvogel





BIRD SPECIES FOR WHICH WE DON'T HAVE A PICTURE YET

• Blue-breasted Kingfisher

• Brown-hooded Kingfisher

• Half-collared Kingfisher

• Mangrove Kingfisher

• Shining-blue Kingfisher

In case you have a good picture of any of these birds, we would appreciate if you could
share your picture and we will put it in this gallery with your name below it.




Giant Kingfisher


Male Giant Kingfisher

Female Giant Kingfisher

Pictures by Jaap Bikker, taken in Naivasha in April '18

Male Giant Kingfisher (L) and Female (R)


Scientific name: Megaceryle m. maxima

Dutch name: Afrikaanse reuzenijsvogel






Grey-headed Kingfisher


Grey-headed Kingfisher

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Samburu in November '18


Scientific name: Halcyon l. leucocephala

Dutch name: Grijskopijsvogel






Malachite Kingfisher


Malachite Kingfisher

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Baringo in May '19


Scientific name: Alcedo cristata galerita

Dutch name: Malechietijsvogel






Pied Kingfisher


Pied Kingfisher

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Baringo in May '19


Scientific name: Ceryle r. rudis

Dutch name: Bonte ijsvogel






Striped Kingfisher


Striped Kingfisher

Picture by Brian Stow, UK, taken in Lewa Downs in February '19


Scientific name: Halcyon c. chelicuti

Dutch name: Gestreepte ijsvogel


Striped Kingfisher

Picture by Peter Huysman, taken in Meru NP in August '08

Note the markings on the underparts, hence its name







Woodland Kingfisher


Woodland Kingfisher

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Baringo in May '19


Scientific name: Halcyon s. senegalensis

Dutch name: Senegalijsvogel