white-antWhite-throated Kingfisher

White-breasted Kingfisher (English) [ IPA: White-breasted Kingfisher ASM: হোৱাইট-ব্ৰেষ্টেড কিংফিচা]
Contributed by: Bikram M Baruah on 2011-06-04
1. Bird(Common Noun-Common) A kind of kingfisher. It is a resident over much of its range, although some populations may make short distance movements. It can often be found well away from water where it feeds on a wide range of prey that includes small reptiles, amphibians, crabs, small rodents and even birds. During the breeding season they call loudly in the mornings from prominent perches including the tops of buildings in urban areas or on wires.