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Sacred kingfisher, Halcyon sancta, AV3256

Physical Description

Study skin of a medium-sized bird with head and body straight, wings folded back against the body, and legs crossed. There are some feathers missing along the throat.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 37 x 48 x 260mm

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