ceyx erithaca

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Mist netting and Bird ringing along the Kinabatangan River, Sabah, Borneo
Birds are caught and ringed as part of an ongoing study of tropical bird ecology within Sabah.
Bird photographed is the Oriental dwarf kingfisher (Ceyx erithaca)
(Behaviour seen is a well noted behaviour of Kingfishers during ringing and the bird is perfectly healthy and flew from the hand moments later)