colorful king fisher, kingfishers

The smallest species of kingfisher is the African Dwarf Kingfisher (Ispidina lecontei), which averages at 10.4 g and 10 cm (4 inches). The largest overall is the Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima), at an average of 355 g (13.5 oz) and 45 cm (18 inches). However, the familiar Australian kingfisher known as the Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) may be the heaviest species, since large individuals exceeding 450 g (1 lb) are not rare.

Direction Walk 0.58 km or 9 mins north east from last photo
Location Jinja, East Africa, Uganda, Africa
Info F 9.0 1/30 ISO 100 with Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Country Uganda State East Africa
City Jinja Near River Nile
Continent Africa Day Jinja
Activity Samuka Island Boat Ride Tour GAP (Great Adventure People)
Date 2007:09:23 13:40:33 Make Canon
Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi Width 1140
Height 855 Flash Off, Did not fire
Focal 300.0 mm Exposure 1/30
F Number 9.0 ISO 100
White Bal. Auto Program Aperture-priority AE
Compensation 0 Hyperfocal 538.63 m
Latitude 0.421530555555556 Longitude 33.1969305555556
Altitude 72.28234086 m File Size 448 kB
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