GreenBackedKingfisher

May 29, 2017 – Green-backed Kingfisher or Blue-headed Kingfisher (Actenoides monachus)

These kingfishers are found only in north and central Sulawesi in Indonesia. They eat invertebrates, especially large centipedes and beetles, often hunting from perches. Not much is known about their breeding behavior, but they are thought to lay their eggs between February and March. They are classified as Near Threatened by the IUCN due to destruction of forests in their range.

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