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Amazon Kingfisher and Water Spray

Amazon Kingfisher and Water Spray

The Amazon Kingfisher is a large kingfisher and perches to hunt in conspicuous spots. He will pursue fish and crustaceans by diving down to catch them. He then stuns the catch and swallows it whole, head first. He seems to be laughing too.

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From Overview Pantanal and Atlantic Rainforest Gallery