Spotted kingfisher or spotted kingfisher (Actenoides lindsayi) is a species of the family Alcedinidae. Its natural habitat is tropical or subtropical humid lowlands with its striking colors that everyone loves.

SPOTTED WOOD KINGFISHER

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The spotted wood kingfisher or spotted kingfisher (Actenoides lindsayi ) is a species of in the family Alcedinidae.  where its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland

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Apearance

The spotted wood kingfisher is a colourful bird that can readily be distinguished from other kingfishers in the Philippines. It is about 26 cm (10 in) long with spotting above and scalloping beneath.

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The male has a dark green crown with black spots and a light green stripe above a pale blue supercilium with a black band beneath. A blue moustache is bordered above and below by an orange-brown band and collar. The upper parts are dark green, each feather being tipped with buff giving a spotted effect.

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The rump is bright green and the tail dark green with brown bars on the outer feathers. The throat is orange-brown and the underparts are mainly white, the breast feathers having green margins. The under-wing coverts are buff. The upper mandible of the bill is black and the lower mandible yellow, the iris is brown and the legs pale green.

Distribution

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The spotted wood kingfisher is endemic to the Philippines where it is present on Luzon, Catanduanes, Marinduque, Negros and Panay. It inhabits moist primary forest in both lowland and hilly areas. It was more abundant on Luzon in the past but logging has reduced the area of suitable habitat.

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