Halcyon albiventris  Brown-hooded Kingfisher  Bruinkopvisvanger
Brown-hooded Kingfisher head
Jembisa Private Game Reserve, Jul 2023

A breeding resident. Very common, occurring widely across the Waterberg; somewhat less frequent in the surrounding thorn savanna (62% in, 38% out; recorded in 93% of the Waterberg pentads). It is the commonest kingfisher in the Waterberg, occurring in most wooded habitats, its occurrence dependent on an earth bank being available in which it digs its tunnel nest; this is used year-round, both for breeding and roosting. Breeds in summer.
Brown-hooded Kingfishser
Moletadikgwa Wildlife Sanctuary, Jul 2018

Brown-hooded Kingfisher Waterberg distribution
Brown-hooded Kingfisher male
Poer-se-Loop, Jun 2018
Brown-hooded Kingfisher female
Molalatau, Jun 2018
Brown-hooded Kingfisher
Dinaka, Jan 2018

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