Malachite Kingfisher on Birding Planet

Malachite Kingfisher (HD Video)

Malachite Kingfisher – The Story:

While visiting a riverside getaway spot on the East Coast of South Africa I filmed these two Malachite Kingfishers next to the river.

HD Video on Birding Planet:

Vital Stats:

Malachite Kingfisher Size:
He grows up to 13 cm.

Malachite Kingfisher Diet:
Being true to its name of a Kingfisher they predominantly eat fish, but also mix it up with other water creatures such as crabs, aquatic insects and tadpoles.

Scientific Name:
Corythornis cristatus

Conservation Status:
Least Concern

Malachite Kingfisher on Birding Planet

Malachite Kingfisher on Birding Planet

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