Halcyon leucocephala  Grey-headed Kingfisher  Gryskopvisvanger
Grey-headed Kingfisher
Lapalala Wilderness, Jan 2020
juvenile


A breeding summer visitor, present between Nov and Mar. Uncommon, occurring sparsely across the Waterberg; much less frequent in the surrounding thorn savanna (86% in, 14% out; recorded in 16% of the Waterberg pentads); found singly or in pairs in open broad-leafed woodland where aardvark holes or dongas provide nest sites. Breeds in summer.
Grey-headed Kingfisher Waterberg distribution
Grey-headed Kingfisher
De Draai, Feb 2018

Grey-headed Kingfisher
Lapalala Wilderness, Nov 2018
Grey-headed Kingfisher
Letlapa Pula Game Farm, Nov 2009

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