Pied Kingfisher - Ceryle rudis

Length 9.8 in (25.0 cm)
Weight M: 2.4-3.5 oz (68-100 g), F: 2.5-3.9 oz (71-110 g)
Clutch Size 1-7
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:AF, AS

The Pied Kingfisher is found throughout sub-Saharan Africa and Asia from Turkey to India to China. Females have a double black band across their chest, males have two. Their diet is mainly fish but they will also eat crustaceans and aquatic insects.

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