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Stork-billed Kingfisher

Pelargopsis capensis (Linnaeus, 1766)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Patrik Åberg 2013-01-01 Kinamatangan river Billit´s Lodge, Sabah Borneo , Sabah (Malaysia) (20 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

167098
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Mandar Bhagat 2014-10-12 Pale-Velsao,Goa, South Goa (India) (10 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

198979
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis malaccensis Marc Anderson 2018-03-22 Ulu Mudah, Kedah (nr Earth Lodge), Kedah (Malaysia) (120 m) call -

bird-seen:no

408520
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Peter Boesman 2014-06-08 Kuala Selangor, Selangor, Selangor (Malaysia) song - [sono] 290552
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Barry Edmonston 2018-01-25 Dhikala Forest Rest House, Jim Corbett National Park, Uttaranchal, Garhwal (India) (380 m) call -

Some water noise from stream behind the Kingfisher has been lightly filtered to reduce the noise. Some other bird calls from unseen birds in the background. Recording made about 3 km east of Forest Rest House with Kingfisher sitting about 5 meter away in branch overhanging stream.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

404134
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis vir joshi 2014-05-09 Sancordem VP (near Surla), South Goa, Goa, South Goa (India) (130 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

178253
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Somkiat Pakapinyo (Chai) 2016-08-29 Tambon Bang Kachao, Amphoe Phra Pradaeng, Chang Wat Samut Prakan, Samut Prakan (Thailand) (0 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

332705
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Werzik 2017-12-26 Tambon Bang Rak Noi, Amphoe Mueang Nonthaburi, Chang Wat Nonthaburi, Nonthaburi (Thailand) (10 m) song -

Sang before joining another individual who called nearby.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

397002
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Mandar Bhagat 2015-07-04 Pale-Velsao,Goa, South Goa (India) (10 m) ?, call -

Not seen bird while calling but saw a stork-billed kingfisher in flight,flying out from direction of call.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

255548
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Benj + Hirulal (BCN) 2015-06-22 Ghodaghodi Lake Area, Kailali, Far-Western Region, Seti (Nepal) (120 m) call -

edited

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

254814
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Somkiat Pakapinyo (Chai) 2016-08-29 Tambon Bang Kachao, Amphoe Phra Pradaeng, Chang Wat Samut Prakan, Samut Prakan (Thailand) (0 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

332704
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Sreekumar Chirukandoth 2017-05-18 Nellithurai and Sundapatti R.F., Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore (India) (420 m) song -

A bird calling from a tree right above the Barlikkadu boating point. This time it was a three-note song

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

425055
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis malaccensis Marc Anderson 2018-03-21 Ulu Mudah, Kedah (nr Earth Lodge), Kedah (Malaysia) (120 m) song -

bird-seen:no

407919
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Ross Gallardy 2015-03-07 Choam Ksant, Preah Vihear, Preah Vihéar (Cambodia) (110 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

295783
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Oscar Campbell 2016-10-25 South Andaman, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, South Andaman (India) (10 m) call -

Bird on exposed perch had been calling regularly but stopped as I approached; just one final call before perching in silence.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

341295
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Andrew Mascarenhas 2017-12-02 Bardez (near Penha de França), North Goa, Goa, North Goa (India) (20 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

394871
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Peter Boesman 2014-06-08 Kuala Selangor, Selangor, Selangor (Malaysia) song - [sono] 290551
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis capensis Barry Edmonston 2018-02-07 Keezhanthoor, Idukki, Kerala, Idukki (India) (600 m) call -

Kingfisher recorded is 8 meter high in branch overhanging Chinnar River, about 15 meters distant. A second Kingfisher calls a few times from downstream. This recording was made while searching unsuccessfully for a Mottled Owl that was reported nesting nearby.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

404473
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis malaccensis marcel finlay 2017-02-28 Singapore central catchment reserve, Singapore (Singapore) (30 m) call, flight call -

calling when flying low over water then calling from perch

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

357465
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis malaccensis Arend Wassink 1988-03-05 Taman Negara National Park, Pahang (Malaysia) (110 m) call -

Call and other bird (female?) responding.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

158692
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Sagar Adhurya 2017-03-12 Bara Salbari, Cooch Behar, West Bengal, Koch Bihar (India) (40 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

368715
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Ross Gallardy 2015-03-07 Choam Ksant, Preah Vihear, Preah Vihéar (Cambodia) (110 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

295782
xeno-canto.org
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Halcyon capensis Monirul Khan 24 Jun 2009 Bangladesh: Madhupur NP, Tangail (24.679, 90.128) , Bangladesh (Bangladesh) (30 m) song - quality: good 5863
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Stork-billed Kingfisher - Pelargopsis capensis Mike Nelson 2015-11-11 Lower Kinabatangan River, Sabah, Borneo , Sabah (Malaysia) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

294062
xeno-canto.org
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