Sighting

Andrew Brown 6 Oct 2017

Red-backed Kingfisher

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Sighted 5 Oct 2017
Mount Korong Firebreak Track, Wedderburn Junction VIC 3518, Australia

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  • Andrew Brown 6 October 2017
    Todiramphus Lazulena pyrrhopygius
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Chordata: Aves: Coraciiformes: Alcedinidae: Todiramphus Lazulena: pyrrhopygius
    Common Names: Kingfishers, Hoopoe, Bee-eaters, Rollers, Hornbills, Red-backed Kingfisher
    Andrew Brown says

    From the distance, this bird resembled a Kookaburra so I didn't know what it was until I looked at the photo on the computer. Chance find as I've not heard of this bird prior.

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