brown head and flanks; white throat; blue upperparts(Zoo; 2008-10-21)

White-throated Kingfisher
Halcyon smyrnensis

Native Range: Oriental Region

Notes: often found far from as well as near water; feeds on many kinds of prey such as small reptiles, rodents, and crabs.

dorsal view; large bill; black shoulder patch (Zoo; 2008-10-21)

looking for a lizard or rodent (Zoo; 2008-10-21)