The white-collared kingfisher is a medium-sized kingfisher native to Australia, Asia and Africa.
White-collared kingfisher behavior and facts
- The white-collared kingfisher is wide ranging, with populations spanning from Fiji to coastal Eritrea in Africa.
- There are at least 50 known subspecies of white-collared kingfisher.
- Favored habitats include mangrove swamps and tidal creeks.
- This kingfisher preys on crustaceans, fish, insects, frogs, and small reptiles.
From birth to death
- Adult pairs breed in burows and in tree holes.
- Clutch: 2-5 eggs
IUCN least concern
White-collared kingfishers, the Oregon Zoo and you
The zoo's white-collared kingfishers live in the Howard Vollum Aviary exhibit.