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Rio Panica, Guanacaste
Costa Rica


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/500 s, f/8, ISO 640 
Image size 800 x 533 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Coraciiformes   Family  Alcedinidae

Deutsch  Rotbrustfischer Dutch  Amerikaanse Reuzenijsvogel
Italian  Martin pescatore neotropicale Spanish  Martín Gigante Neotropical


A large kingfisher with a white collar. The male has rufous breast and belly while the female has a slate-blue chest-band above a white line and a rufous belly. This female has captured a lizzard, part of its diet, together with crabs and fish. Il will swallow its prey head first.


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