Kingfisher Collection

There are at least 6 species of Kingfisher that can be observed around Bangkok. The White-throated Kingfisgher and Collared Kingfishger are the easiest to find and are present year-round. The Black-collared Kingfisher and Ruddy Kingfisher are both migratory. The Ruddy Kingfisher is uncommon.

Black-capped Kingfisher

Black-capped Kingfisher

A Black-capped Kingfisher at the tidal mud-flats in Bang Pu.  Late September / early October saw the return of these birds to Bangkok, after spending the summer months up in China

Common Kingfisher

A Common Kingfisher at the mangrove ponds in Bang Pu.

Collared Kingfisher

A Collared Kingfisher at Benjakitti Park in Bangkok.

White-throated Kingfisher

A White-throated Kingfisher in the parks near the Department of Public Relations in central Bangkok.

Ruddy Kingfisher

A Ruddy Kingfisher at Rotfai Park in Bangkok. This photo was taken back in April. 

Stork-billed Kingfisher

A Stork-billed Kingfisher at Bang Kachao, near Bangkok.


All the Kingfishers photos (so far).