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Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher Ceyx melanurus mindanensis   - Adult with prey
Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher
Photographer : © Mohit Kumar Ghatak
Location :Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao, Philippines
Date : 7 July 2016
English synonyms:Philippine Forest Kingfisher, Mindanao Kingfisher, Philippine Kingfisher, South Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher (mindanensis), South Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher (mindanensis), North Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher (melanurus), North Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher (melanurus)
Bird Family :Alcedinidae - Smaller Kingfishers
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :The birds were feeding the hatchlings inside the nest. They would come in about every 45 minutes to one hour with prey that consisted of lizards, spiders, grasshoppers and other insects. - MKG
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