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.
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