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Blue-and-white Kingfisher

Halcyon cyanoleuca (Vieillot, 1818)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Peter Boesman 2013-02-11 Cheetah Inn area, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, Limpopo Province (South Africa) song - [sono] 280343
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis cyanoleuca Frank Lambert 2015-12-05 Liwonde NP southern area, Machinga, Southern Region, Machinga (Malawi) (480 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

365270
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Peter Boesman 2016-11-17 Okavango river area, Rundu, Okavango (Namibia) song - [sono] 346820
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Oscar Campbell 2017-04-01 Satara Camp, Kruger National Park (near Kruger Park), Ehlanzeni, Mpumalanga, Mpumalanga (South Africa) (280 m) call -

Pair calling to each other in dense bushveld on edge of camp.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

368169
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Jeremy Hegge 2014-11-28 Mmabolela Reserve, Limpopo, South Africa (South Africa) (750 m) call -

Singing in the pre-dawn. Recorded in gallery forest in a dry river bed on the Limpopo river.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

208628
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Lynette Rudman 2015-12-17 Kruger National Park, Lowveld, Limpopo, Limpopo Province (South Africa) (280 m) call -

Bird heard calling from a tree early in the morning on a summers day.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

305639
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Jeremy Hegge 2014-11-28 Mmabolela Reserve, Limpopo, South Africa (South Africa) (750 m) call -

Recorded in gallery forest along a dry river bed on the Limpopo River. This is part of a 17 hour long recording session where the mics were left in the river bed and I was about 5-10km at the homestead in the reserve.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

208124
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis cyanoleuca Frank Lambert 2015-12-06 Liwonde NP southern area, Machinga, Southern Region, Machinga (Malawi) (480 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

366458
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Franck BRUNELIERE, Grandeur Nature Safaris 10-01-2006 Mahango, Okavango (Namibia) (1000 m) Song (A) -   18961
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Tom Wulf 2017-03-13 Hlane Camp, Hlane National Park, Lubombo (Swaziland) (280 m) song -

playback-used:no

392045
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Peter Boesman 2016-11-17 Okavango river area, Rundu, Okavango (Namibia) song - [also] [sono] 346819
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Peter Boesman 2013-02-06 Punda Maria area, Kruger National Park, Limpopo, Limpopo Province (South Africa) song - [sono] 280341
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Oscar Campbell 2017-04-01 Satara Camp, Kruger National Park (near Kruger Park), Ehlanzeni, Mpumalanga, Mpumalanga (South Africa) (280 m) call -

Pair calling to each other in dense bushveld on edge of camp - same pair as featured in XC368169.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

368170
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Peter Boesman 2013-02-07 Punda Maria area, Kruger National Park, Limpopo, Limpopo Province (South Africa) song - [sono] 280342
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Peter Boesman 2013-02-01 Tamboti Bush Lodge, Dinokeng Game Reserve, Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa) song - [also] [sono] 280339
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Lynette Rudman 2014-12-27 Rustenburg, Bojanala, North West, Northwest Province (South Africa) (1100 m) call -

Bird calling from a tree in a farmyard.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

252773
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Derek Solomon 2017-03-13 Kruger Park, Ehlanzeni, Mpumalanga, Mpumalanga (South Africa) (360 m) song -

Recorded in riverine woodland close to the bush camp, the bird was perched on a branch about 4m from the ground.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

361350
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Faansie Peacock 2016-12-24 Vaalkop Dam, Bird Sanctuary section, North West, Northwest Province (South Africa) (1000 m) song -

Just a short sequence with two song phrases - this call can often be heard for very long periods in mid-summer in wooded habitats. Loud and easily identified.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

364528
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Derek Solomon 18-1-11 Mapungubwe National Park, South Africa (South Africa) (515 m) Call (B) - Two birds competing with one another from opposite trees 70404
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Derek Solomon 15-2-09 Mashatu Game Reserve, Central (Botswana) (588 m) Call (B) -   45640
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis cyanoleuca Claus Fischer 18-03-2011 Moremi Wildlife Reserve, Okavango Delta, Botswana (Botswana) (1000 m) song (B) - Two birds counter-calling in Mopane woodland 74619
xeno-canto.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Pamela C. Rasmussen 2 Jan 2011 Botswana: Maun, banks of Thamalakane River (-20.005, 23.428) , Botswana (Botswana) (940 m) song - quality: average 11933
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Scott Connop 2002-11-07 Nylsvley Nature Reserve, Limpopo, South Africa, Limpopo Province (South Africa)   - From Birdsongs of South Africa. Bgd. Arrow-marked Babbler, Southern Gray-headed Sparrow, Dark-capped Bulbul, Southern Masked Weaver, African Paradise-Flycatcher 122284271
macaulaylibrary.org
Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis Linda R. Macaulay 1997-12-28 Selati Lodge, Sabi Sands; Sabi Sabi Game Reserve, South Africa, South Africa (South Africa)   -   88108
macaulaylibrary.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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