Halcyon chelicuti   Striped Kingfisher  Gestreepte Visvanger
Striped Kingfisher
Moonriver Mountain Retreat, Sep 2019

A breeding resident. Fairly common and widespread across the Waterberg, much less so in the surrounding thorn savanna (82% in, 18% out; recorded in 50% of the Waterberg pentads); found singly, or in pairs while breeding; it frequents all types of broad-leafed woodland, its occurrence dependent on available nest holes in trees. Breeds in early summer.
Striped Kingfisher Waterberg distribution
Striped Kingfisher
Moletadikgwa Wildlife Sanctuary, Jul 2018
Striped Kingfisher
Welgevonden Game Reserve, Mar 2018
Striped Kingfisher
Loubad, Aug 2019

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