Dimorphic dwarf kingfisher

The Dimorphic dwarf kingfisher (Ceyx margarethae), is a species of bird in the family Alcedinidae that is endemic to the central and southern Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

To be precise, it inhabits islands such as Murcia, Negros, Cebu, Camiguin Sur, Mindanao and many other small islands in the central and southern Philippines (in ...

cluding Mt. Kanlaon). The species is small and have three toes on its legs. They fly with bullet-like speed to catch insects and grubs which they find on the ground.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. The species do vary from their cousin species such as indigo-banded and southern silvery kingfishers in a way that they do not fish for food when in water, and use it only to clean their feathers. It was formerly considered to be a subspecies of the variable dwarf kingfisher.  Wiki

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