This little fella and just flown into our window and winded himself. He took about ten minutes to recover before flying off. I zoomed in from a distance as didn't want to upset him further. I think he must have been quite young as he only measured about 6 or 7cm tall.
The White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) also known as the White-breasted Kingfisher or Smyrna Kingfisher, is a tree kingfisher, widely distributed in Eurasia from Bulgaria, Turkey, West Asia east through the Indian Subcontinent to the Philippines.
‘Sacred Kingfisher’ by Christopher Pope
'Sacred Kingfisher' by Christopher Pope. 1 of 20 new acrylic paintings showing at Main Street Gallery in Queensland, Australia from 1st to 30 of September 2012