Species Account: Woodland Kingfisher

Written by Ben Borgmann-Winter (Middlebury College) Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis) Botswana is home to a great diversity of Kingfishers—nine different species from two different families, according to Birds: The Inside Story, by Rael and Héléne Loon. Over our first three weeks, we’ve seen a lot one species in particular: the Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis). This beautiful…