Tikarol, a Splash of Color on an Overcast Day

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Tikarol is the local name of this White-Collared Kingfisher (scientific name todiramphus chloris).

Its bright colors can brighten up an otherwise gloomy day, or any day at all!

Some facts:
Its habitat ranges from the Red Sea to Southern Asia to Polynesia. It feeds on fish, crabs, insects and even lizards; hence it lives in coastal areas and also forests and even cities!

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