Grey-headed Kingfisher

Grey-headed Kingfisher (Halcyon leucocephala)

Grey-headed Kingfisher (Halcyon leucocephala) (Enlarge)

Photographed in Tsavo West National Park, Kenya, in February 2010.

The grey-headed kingfisher (Halcyon leucocephala) is a non-aquatic kingfisher found in Africa. It eats insects and small lizards, and nests in holes in the ground. It migrates at night, so is sometimes killed by flying into obstacles.