A new bird in our garden !!! And a New Year !! Well .. actually he was perched on the telephone wire yesterday, which is close enough to the first day of 2017 !
Wished I had a super duper lens to get him clearer
Striped Kingfisher (Halcyon chelicuti) : According to my Roberts’ Birds of Southern Africa this pretty little bird eats insects and small lizards. ” Perches on branch, scanning ground below ” ” often bobs head and opens and closes wings while calling” – exactly what it was doing …