Kingfisher, Pied 

Pied Kingfisher - Ceryle rudis rudis
The Gambia - November 2018

There are five subspecies of Pied Kingfisher, the subspecies found in The Gambia is the nominate form. The Pied Kingfisher is the only species in the Ceryle genus. Synonyms include Alcedo rudis. This species is found in much of Africa and southern Asia. These images are framegrabs from the video of this species - video link.

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