Articles from June 2009

A Pair of Kingfishers

Rufous-collared Kingfisher (f) by Ck Leong

Last October I took a photo of the male Rufous-collared Kingfisher Actenoides concretus at the Sepilok RDC and has been looking for a shot of the female ever since. On an extremely slow day at the Lok Kawi Zoological Park today, I got lucky and picked out this bird through a maze of vegetation. The female displays buff spots on dark green wings while the male has dark blue malar stripes and upperparts. Special thanks to my birding buddies.