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Old 17-07-2021, 02:38 PM
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This little fellow was in my backyard.
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Old 17-07-2021, 03:08 PM
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Looks like a young blue winged kooky; only found in northern Australia.
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Old 17-07-2021, 03:54 PM
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Sacred Kingfisher (Male)


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Old 17-07-2021, 08:01 PM
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Indeed, the Sacred Kingfisher and hangs out at our pool!
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Old 18-07-2021, 12:39 AM
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Yeah a nice little bird this one. Though they tend to scare off the azure kingfishers which are super awesome little rockets
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Old 18-07-2021, 12:56 PM
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Yep it's a Kingfisher
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Old 19-07-2021, 12:00 PM
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Are you sure this isn't the Forest Kingfisher? The colour matches better but of course the wing spot (or lack of) is diagnostic.
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Old 19-07-2021, 12:11 PM
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Are you sure this isn't the Forest Kingfisher? The colour matches better but of course the wing spot (or lack of) is diagnostic.
I'm never sure of anything, but I can hear one outside - I'll go and ask
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Old 19-07-2021, 12:43 PM
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He answered "Dek Dek Dek Dek" which makes him a Sacred model according to Pizzey.
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Old 19-07-2021, 01:44 PM
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Well he won't catch any fish in your pool
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Old 19-07-2021, 03:16 PM
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He answered "Dek Dek Dek Dek" which makes him a Sacred model according to Pizzey.
OK. It's just that he is markedly blue and has very little buff, very different to Bob's and others I have seen.

Did he say whether you'll see a comet shadow in Sept.??
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Old 19-07-2021, 05:56 PM
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Well he won't catch any fish in your pool
I practice fly casting on it - he must think I know something he doesn't!

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Did he say whether you'll see a comet shadow in Sept.??
I'll check in with the Powerful Owls, they are a bit wiser...
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