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Krungching, Nakhonsithammarat,Thailand.


(Lacedo pulchella) B28I4644.jpg Khao Yai National Park Central Thailand

We've been waiting hours for this species, calling with the phone system.


Wishing all my friends a Happy Valentine's Day


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Owner: Thai National Parks


Krungching, Nakhonsithammarat,Thailand.


Kaengkrachan National Park, Phetchaburi, Thailand.




Kaeng Krachan National Park

Banded Kingfisher 橫紋翠鳥 (Lacedo pulchella) ♀

The banded kingfisher is a tree kingfisher found in lowland tropical forests of southeast Asia. It is the only member of the genus Lacedo. Male and female adults are very different in plumage.

Scientific name: Lacedo pulchella

Phylum: Chordata

Higher classification: Lacedo

Rank: Species

Order: Coraciiformes


Banded Kingfisher "Lacedo pulchella" female

**Endemic subspecies**

Uncommon resident of the understorey of Primary Forest.

Rainforest Discovery Centre Malaysia


Khao Yai National Park of THAILAND


Nikon D3s 500F4 TC14E II Iso640

Khao Yai National Park of THAILAND


Nikon D3s 500F4 TC14E II Iso640

Banded Kingfisher, Lacedo pulchella, Pekaka Rimba

This species can be found in the lowland tropical forests of Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos. Malaysia, Sumatra, Java and Brunei, extinct in Singapore. This is adult female, with black-and-rufous-banded upperparts, and white underparts with some black bars on the chest and flanks. This is a bird of lowland rainforest found up to 1700 m, but normally below 1100 m altitude in the rest of its range. Unlike most kingfishers, it does not need pools or streams in its territory. The nest is a hole in a rotting tree trunk, or sometimes in the spherical nest of tree termites. The banded kingfisher hunts large insects and occasionally small lizards, usually taken in the trees, but sometimes from the ground.

Pekaka saya yang ke 11, lifer 206. Sememangnya sudah lama saya mencari spesis ini, setiap kali masuk ke kawasan hutan memang inilah yang berada dalam ‘wishlist’. Jadi apabila dia muncul hari tu, walaupun betina sahaja, tetap puas hati mendapat lifer. Merupakan sejenis pekaka yang hanya didapati di kawasan berhutan. Ia tidak memerlukan kawasan berair untuk memburu, sebaliknya kerap memburu mangsa diatas pokok seperti reptilia kecil dan serangga. Hanya kadang kadang ia turun menyambar mangsa di atas tanah.

Exif: f6.3, 1/100, ISO 800, focal length 800mm, Cik Canon EOS 50D, lens Canon 400mm, TC 2.0, tripod Feisol


Setup: ED82+30X Eyepiece+Nikon Coolpix P300


Taken with KOWA TSN-884 + Voigtlander 40mm /f2.0 + Sony NEX-5.

Banded Kingfisher (Lacedo pulchella) - Male


The very handsome and cool looking Mr Banded KF !


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