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Sacred kingfisher, Halcyon sancta, AV3016

Physical Description

Study skin of a kingfisher, with tail, body and head in a straight line. Head is tilted so the beak is pointing up and slightly toward its PL side. Wings are folded down against its sides, and legs are folded in front of the body.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 40 x 40 x 210mm

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