Brilliant deep-blue above, paler on back and rump; spot before eye and underparts pure white; male has broad white rear-collar. Immature: duller; back greener; white areas tinged buff.
Forest Woodland Grassland, Northern Australia; open forests woodlands and their edges; rainforest.
October to December, 4 to 5; white and rounded. Usually two broods a season. Incubation by both sexes, and feeding of the young also.
Kakadu National Park
Carnivore, Large insects; small lizards; fish & crabs.
|| Forest Kingfisher
|| Todiramphus (Halcyon) macleayii
|| Least Concern
|| 190 - 220 mm.
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