Photo and observation by Sudhakar Subramaniam
Location: Makunda Christian Hospital campus, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 16th August 2012
Equipment: Nikon D300s with Sigma 150-500mm OS lens
The Stork-billed Kingfisher, Pelargopsis capensis (formerly Halcyon capensis), is a tree kingfisher which is widely but sparsely distributed in tropical south Asia from India and Sri Lanka to Indonesia. This kingfisher is essentially resident throughout its range.