Stork-billed Kingfisher

The Stork-billed Kingfisher is a large Kingfisher when compared to its cousins. It is distributed in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. The Stork-billed Kingfisher has a large red stork-like bill and so its name.

Gujarati Name

ઢોંકચાંચ કલકલિયો

Scientific Name

Pelargopsis capensis

Scientific Family


Status in Gujarat


IUCN Status

Least Concern

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Categories: Kingfishers