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Stork-billed Kingfisher

Latin Name : Pelargopsis capensis

Site Name : Kinabatangan River

Photographer : HOLYOAK, Marcel

Date : 2009-06-01

Notes : Borneo Stork-billed Kingfishers typically have pale yellow heads compared with the brownish caps of Singapore and Malayan birds. However some of these kingfishers have a variable amount of grey/brown on the head. It is not yet known if this is age/sex rlated or differs in different areas of Borneo.