19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Black-capped Kingfisher diving for fish

The Dive Black capped kingfishers are widely distributed in south eastern Asia and are mainly seen in mangrove habitats or along the coast of rivers and estuaries. Sunderban tiger reserve is one of the best places to see these beautiful birds. It perches very distinctively to dive for fish.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: India
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © Suranjan Mukherjee