Pied Kingfisher

Ceryle rudis

This large, black-and-white kingfisher is a common sighting at rivers, freshwater wetlands, coastal lagoons and tidal pools throughout much of southern Africa.

One of the best places to view and photograph this species is the Mankwe Hide in the Pilansberg National Park.


Umngazi-1-439-2 Pied Kingfisher / Umngazi River Bungalows, Eastern Cape, South Africa / March 2018 ed Kingfisher / Umngazi River Bungalows, Eastern Cape, South Africa / March 2018 Pied Kingfisher / Mankwe Dam, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa / 03 August 2013 ed Kingfisher / Umngazi River Bungalows, Eastern Cape, South Africa / March 2018 Pied Kingfisher / Mankwe Dam, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa / 03 August 2013 ed Kingfisher / Umngazi River Bungalows, Eastern Cape, South Africa / March 2018 Pied Kingfisher / Kanani House, Watamu, Kenya Pied Kingfisher / Mankwe Dam, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa / 03 August 2013 Pied Kingfisher / Ndumo, South Africa Pied Kingfisher / Mankwe Dam, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa / 03 August 2013 Pied Kingfisher / Mankwe Dam, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa / 03 August 2013 Pied Kingfisher / Mankwe Dam, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa / 03 August 2013 Pied Kingfisher / Mankwe Dam, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa / 03 August 2013 Pied Kingfisher / Mankwe Dam, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa / 03 August 2013 Pied Kingfisher / Mankwe Dam, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa / 03 August 2013 Pied Kingfisher / Rietvlei Nature Reserve, South Africa Pied Kingfisher / Mankwe Dam, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa / 03 August 2013 Pied Kingfisher / Mankwe Dam, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa / 03 August 2013 Pied Kingfisher / Mankwe Dam, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa / 03 August 2013 Pied Kingfisher / Kanani House, Watamu, Kenya Pied Kingfisher / Mankwe Dam, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa / 03 August 2013 Pied Kingfisher / Mankwe Dam, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa / 03 August 2013
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