White throated Kingfisher
Common Name: White throated Kingfisher
Scientific Name: Halcyon smyrnensis
Nepali Name: Setokhante Matikore ( सेतोकण्ठे माटीकोरे )
Location: Budanilkhanta, Kathmandu, Nepal
This White throated Kingfisher is commonly found around Kathmandu valley and other regions below 1800m. These birds are sighted near rice fields, rivers and swamps. It has a very very distinctive and loud call.