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Revisiting 1982 – Part 1
White-breasted Kingfisher by G. C. Patil
The White-breasted Kingfisher (Halcon smyrnensis) is a keen hunter, preying on fish, insects, crabs, frogs and young reptiles. Keeping watch from a vantage point, it swoops down on its prey, carrying it back to its perch where the hapless victim is battered before being swallowed.