7 Oct 2010

Pied Kingfishers at Mai Po Nature Reserve

This time yesterday I was in Hide No.8 at MPNR.

Some rarities have been seen there in the last few days, mainly netted by the bird ringers.

Nothing exotic for me, but fine views of a pair of Pied Kingfishers close to the hide were more than adequate compensation.

Like a lot of people, it was the charisma of kingfishers that lured me into birding.

Pied Kingfishers


  1. is it still at the hide? heheee...might wanna go try some luck.

  2. There's usually something to see from Hide No.8, but the Pied Kings don't often come so close.... I was lucky this time.

  3. very lucky indeed. I managed to see the black capped at close dist. in the new bird hide 2 weeks ago. But i heard there's a pair