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Kiari Range
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Coraciiformes > Alcedinidae

Brown-winged Kingfisher

Pelargopsis amauroptera

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Chunky large orangish kingfisher with an oversized head and a scarlet dagger of a bill. No other large kingfisher in its range has dark brown wings. Bright blue-green rump patch most obvious in flight. Restricted to coastal habitats such as mangroves and estuaries. Gives loud, fluid-sounding whistles as well as harsh grating rattles.

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