White-mantled kingfisher


The white-mantled kingfisher is 16–18 cm in length and has a black bill, and the plumage is mostly white in the male, with blue wings, tail, a turquoise crown, and a thick black stripe through the eye. The female is similar to the male but has blue on the lower back.The call is a rapid descending "kee-ku-ko-ko " or a trilling "ki-ki-ki-ki-ki ".

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It is widespread but scarce and is probably threatened by habitat loss.

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Biogeographical realms


1. White-mantled kingfisher Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-mantled_kingfisher
2. White-mantled kingfisher on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22683328/156417787
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/409625

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