Ruddy Kingfisher

Halcyon coromanda

Order

CORACIIFORMES

Family

Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

HALCOR

ITIS

HEAD

Ruddy Kingfisher Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Orange-brown
  • Forehead Color: Orange to rufous or rust.
  • Nape Color: Orange-brown
  • Throat Color: Pale yellow blending to orange.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Ruddy Kingfisher Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 23 cm (9 in)
  • Weight: 60-94 g (2.1-3.3 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Red, Orange
  • Underparts: Orange to rufous or rust.
  • Upperparts: Brown to rufous or rust with purple wash on wings and light white and blue rump.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Ruddy Kingfisher Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: High direct flight with floppy wing beats.
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown and Purple to more magenta.
  • Under Tail: Orange
  • Leg Color: Orange
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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