Blue-eared Kingfisher

Source: Ecology Asia
Source: Ecology Asia

Name: Blue-eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting)’

Classification: Animalia > Chordata > Aves > Coraciiformes > Alcedinidae > Alcedo > meninting

Habitat: Forest freshwater streams and sometimes in mangroves

Description: One of the most brilliantly coloured kingfishers in Singapore, the nationally threatened Blue-eared Kingfisher is a shy and secretive bird that prefers to hunt around densely forested streams. It feeds mostly on fish, crustaceans and insects.